Mcgillivray Family History

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Mcgillivray Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Bhràtha, a patronymic from a personal name meaning ‘servant of judgment’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Mcgillicuddy, Mcgillis, Mcwilliam, Mcmillin, Mcgivney, Mcgilberry

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Mcgillivray Family Origin

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Mcgillivray Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mcgillivray ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Corn & Flour Factor

    14%
  • Fisherman

    14%
  • General Lab

    14%

In 1881, the most common Mcgillivray occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 14% of Mcgillivray's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Mcgillivray family was General Lab. Blacksmith, Corn & Flour Factor and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgillivray.

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Mcgillivray Historical Records

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Mcgillivray Life Expectancy

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