Mckey Family History

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Mckey Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McCoy.

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

Similar surnames: Mckee, Mckay, Mckoy, Mackey, Mcvey, Mccay, Mckeag, Mckeon, Maxey

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Mckey Family Origin

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Mckey Family Occupations

What did your Mckey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mckey family was Housekeeper. Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Furnace Lab (Fac) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mckey. The most common Mckey occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 20% of Mckey's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Furnace Lab (Fac)

  • Housekeeper


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

Mckey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Mckey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mckey 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mckey. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Mckey. For the veterans among your Mckey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mckey Life Expectancy

What is the average Mckey lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Mckey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Mckey in 1949 was 34, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mckey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mckey 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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