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Mcdevitt Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Daibhéid a patronymic from the Gaelic equivalent of David . Lenition of the personal name as Mac Dhaibhéid gave rise to McKevitt while a short form of the personal name is Anglicized as McDade .

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


Similar surnames: Mckevitt, Mcdermitt, Mcnevin, Mcdermott, Mcdavid, Devitt, Mcneil

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Where is the Mcdevitt family from?

You can see how Mcdevitt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcdevitt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcdevitt families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 21 Mcdevitt families living in Lancashire. This was about 51% of all the recorded Mcdevitt's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Mcdevitt families in 1891.
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What did your Mcdevitt 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 Mcdevitt. 100% of Mcdevitt men worked as a General Labourer and 84% of Mcdevitt women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    84%
  • Housewife
    17%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcdevitt. 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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There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Mcdevitt. For the veterans among your Mcdevitt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcdevitt lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mcdevitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Mcdevitt in 1943 was 42, and 72 in 2004.

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