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Mcgivney Surname Meaning

Irish (especially County Cavan): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhuibhne a patronymic from Duibhne a personal name from duibhne ‘disagreeable ill-going’.

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

Similar surnames: Mcgibney, Mcgeeney, Mcginley, Mckinney, Mcginty, Mcgivern, Mccraney

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Where is the Mcgivney family from?

You can see how Mcgivney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcgivney family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcgivney families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 5 Mcgivney families living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Mcgivney's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Mcgivney families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcgivney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcgivney ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Mcgivney. 100% of Mcgivney women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcgivney. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mcgivney. For the veterans among your Mcgivney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcgivney lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgivney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mcgivney in 1954 was 23, and 67 in 2004.

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