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 1881, Dock Lab, Dyers Labourer and General Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcvoy. The most common Mcvoy occupation in the UK was Dock Lab. 17% of Mcvoy's were Dock Labs. A less common occupation for the Mcvoy family was Labourer Cement Works.

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  • Dock Lab

  • Dyers Labourer

  • General Carter

  • Labourer Cement Works


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

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

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcvoy 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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