Mcgourty Family History

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Mcgourty Name Meaning

Irish: probably an altered form of McGourkey, Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhorchaidh, a patronymic from the personal name Dorchadh, a derivative of dorcha ‘dark’.

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

Similar surnames: Mcgroarty, Mccurdy, Mcgough, Mccorry, Mcgorry, Mcmurtry, Mcgarry

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Mcgourty Family Origin

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Mcgourty Family Occupations

What did your Mcgourty ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcgourty family was Carpenter H.. The most common Mcgourty occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Mcgourty's were Farmers. Farmer, Boiler Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgourty.

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  • Farmer

  • Boiler Maker

  • Carpenter

  • Carpenter H.


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Mcgourty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcgourty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgourty census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mcgourty. 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 Card

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

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Mcgourty Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgourty lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgourty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mcgourty in 1940 was 38, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcgourty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcgourty ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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