Mcgraw Family History

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Mcgraw Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of McGrath.

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

Similar surnames: Mccraw, Mcgray, Mcgaw, Mccray, Mcgrain, Mcgrade, Mcgrann, Mcgrew

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Mcgraw Family Origin

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Mcgraw Family Occupations

What did your Mcgraw ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mcgraw occupation in the UK was Chimney Cleaner (Sweep). 25% of Mcgraw's were Chimney Cleaner (Sweep)s. A less common occupation for the Mcgraw family was Pit Sinker. Chimney Cleaner (Sweep), Hammerman and Miner Coal were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgraw.

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  • Chimney Cleaner (Sweep)

  • Hammerman

  • Miner Coal

  • Pit Sinker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mcgraw ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mcgraw Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcgraw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgraw 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 Mcgraw. 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 Mcgraw. For the veterans among your Mcgraw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcgraw Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgraw lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgraw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mcgraw in 1944 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcgraw

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcgraw 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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