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Mcconaghy Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhonnchaidh ‘son of Donnchadh’, a widely used personal name meaning ‘brown one or chief of battle’, from donn ‘brown-haired’ or ‘chief’ + cath ‘battle’, which is Anglicized as Donagh or Duncan. Derivatives in which the personal name is unlenited include Donahue and McDonough; these derive from the early genitive form, Donnchadha. Forms ending in -y derive from the later genitive, Donnchaidh.

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


Similar surnames: Mcconn, Mcmonagle, Mcconachie, Mccorry, Mccarthy, Mccary, Mccone

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You can see how Mcconaghy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcconaghy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcconaghy families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 10 Mcconaghy families living in Lancashire. This was about 40% of all the recorded Mcconaghy's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Mcconaghy families in 1891.
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What did your Mcconaghy ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Mcconaghy. 100% of Mcconaghy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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What is the average Mcconaghy lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Mcconaghy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mcconaghy in 1948 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

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