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Mcginty Family History

Mcginty Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized a shortened form of Gaelic Mag Fhionnachtaigh a patronymic from the personal name Fionnshneachtach composed of the elements fionn ‘white’ (or fín 'wine) + sneachtach ‘snowy’. Compare Finnerty .

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


Similar surnames: Mcginley, Mcginn, Mcgivney, Ginty, Mcgeady, Mchenry, Mcgeeney

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Where is the Mcginty family from?

You can see how Mcginty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcginty family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcginty families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 241 Mcginty families living in Lancashire. This was about 68% of all the recorded Mcginty's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Mcginty families in 1891.
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What did your Mcginty 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 Mcginty. 53% of Mcginty men worked as a General Labourer and 80% of Mcginty women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcginty were Builders Labourer and Cotton Weaver. .

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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
    53%
  • Labourer
    15%
  • Farm Labourer
    15%
  • Builders Labourer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    80%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Domestic Servant
    5%
  • Cotton Weaver
    3%
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Census Records

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Mcginty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcginty 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcginty. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Mcginty. For the veterans among your Mcginty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcginty lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mcginty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mcginty in 1941 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

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