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Mcglinchey Family History

Mcglinchey Surname Meaning

Irish (northern especially Donegal) and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Loingsigh a patronymic from the personal name Loingseach originally meaning ‘mariner’ later ‘exile outlaw’ (from long ‘ship’). Compare Lynch .

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


Similar surnames: Mcginley, Mcginty, Mckinney, Mcgivney, Mcgeeney, Mckinley, Mcgimsey

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Where is the Mcglinchey family from?

You can see how Mcglinchey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcglinchey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Mcglinchey families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Mcglinchey families living in Devon. This was about 41% of all the recorded Mcglinchey's in United Kingdom. Devon had the highest population of Mcglinchey families in 1891.
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What did your Mcglinchey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Mcglinchey. 100% of Mcglinchey men worked as a Builders Labourer and 67% of Mcglinchey 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    67%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Laundry Worker
    14%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Mcglinchey lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mcglinchey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mcglinchey in 1942 was 56, and 68 in 2004.

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