Mcvoy Family History

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Mcvoy Name Meaning

Irish or Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Bhuidhe ‘son of the yellow-haired man’ (from buidhe ‘yellow’), or Mac Fhíodhbhuidhe ‘son of the woodcutter’ (see McEvoy).

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


Similar surnames: Mcevoy, Mccoy, Mcroy, Mcvey, Mckay, Mccloy, Mccay, Mcnay, Devoy

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Mcvoy Family Origin

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Mcvoy Family Occupations

What did your Mcvoy ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Joiner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mcvoy. 25% of Mcvoy men worked as a Joiner and 50% of Mcvoy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcvoy were Railwayman Retired and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Joiner
    25%
  • Labourer
    25%
  • Railway Hours Man Driver
    25%
  • Railwayman Retired
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Retired
    25%
  • Waitress
    25%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mcvoy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Mcvoy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcvoy 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 654 immigration records available for the last name Mcvoy. 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 679 military records available for the last name Mcvoy. For the veterans among your Mcvoy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcvoy Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcvoy lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mcvoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Mcvoy in 1944 was 22, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcvoy

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