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Mcginn Family History

Mcginn Surname Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Fhinn a patronymic from the personal name Fionn ‘fair white’. See Finn

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

Similar surnames: Mcminn, Mcginty, Mcglynn, Ginn, Mcginnis, Mccann, Mcconn, Magin

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Where is the Mcginn family from?

You can see how Mcginn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcginn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcginn families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 167 Mcginn families living in Lancashire. This was about 55% of all the recorded Mcginn's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Mcginn families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcginn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcginn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Mcginn. 40% of Mcginn men worked as a General Labourer and 80% of Mcginn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcginn were Butler and Domestic Servant. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Incapacitated
  • Builders Labourer
  • Butler

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Servant
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Census Records

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Mcginn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcginn 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcginn. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Mcginn. For the veterans among your Mcginn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcginn lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Mcginn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Mcginn in 1948 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

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