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Mcgimsey Surname Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhíomasaigh ‘son of Díomasach’ a byname meaning ‘proud haughty’ from díomas ‘pride’. Compare Dempsey .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Mcgibney, Mcgaffey, Mcgivney, Mckinney, Mcgarvey, Mcginley, Mcgillen

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Where is the Mcgimsey family from?

You can see how Mcgimsey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcgimsey family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Mcgimsey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Mcgimsey family living in Yorkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Mcgimsey's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Mcgimsey families in 1891.
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What did your Mcgimsey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cashier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mcgimsey. 50% of Mcgimsey men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Mcgimsey women worked as a Cashier. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cashier
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mcgimsey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgimsey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 68 immigration records available for the last name Mcgimsey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 269 military records available for the last name Mcgimsey. For the veterans among your Mcgimsey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcgimsey lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgimsey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Mcgimsey in 1965 was 64, and 83 in 2004.

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