Mckoy Family History

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Mckoy Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant spelling of McCoy.

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


Similar surnames: Mckey, Mckay, Mcvoy, Mccay, Mcray, Moy, Mckown, Mckee, Maloy, Croy

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Mckoy Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mckoy name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mckoy. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    25%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    22%

  • Benin/Togo

    18%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    11%

  • Ivory Coast/Ghana

    5%

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Mckoy Family Origin

Where is the Mckoy family from?

Mckoy Family Occupations

What did your Mckoy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mckoy occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Mckoy's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Mckoy family was Keeps House. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mckoy.

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Keeps House

    7%

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

Mckoy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Mckoy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mckoycensus 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mckoy. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Mckoy. For the veterans among your Mckoy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mckoy Life Expectancy

What is the average Mckoy lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mckoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mckoy in 1943 was 31, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mckoy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mckoy 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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