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Mccarter Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McArthur .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mccotter, Mccartney, Mccargar, Mccartan, Mccart, Mccarney, Mccarthy

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Where is the Mccarter family from?

You can see how Mccarter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccarter family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccarter families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 41 Mccarter families living in Lancashire. This was about 35% of all the recorded Mccarter's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Mccarter families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mccarter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mccarter ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Mccarter. 50% of Mccarter men worked as a General Labourer and 96% of Mccarter women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mccarter were Press Tool Maker and Shop Assistant. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Press Tool Maker

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Shop Assistant
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Census Records

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Mccarter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccarter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccarter. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Mccarter. For the veterans among your Mccarter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccarter lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mccarter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Mccarter in 1941 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

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