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Mcintyre Family History

Mcintyre Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an tSaoir ‘son of the craftsman’. Compare Irish McAteer .

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


Similar surnames: Mctyre, Mcinvale, Mcinturff, Mcindoe, Mcintosh, Mcinnis, Mcclure

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Where is the Mcintyre family from?

You can see how Mcintyre families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcintyre family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcintyre families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1891 there were 507 Mcintyre families living in Lancashire. This was about 40% of all the recorded Mcintyre's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Mcintyre families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcintyre surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcintyre 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 Mcintyre. 21% of Mcintyre men worked as a General Labourer and 73% of Mcintyre women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcintyre were Farmer and Private Means. .

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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
    21%
  • Builders Labourer
    10%
  • Bricklayer
    4%
  • Farmer
    3%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    73%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Private Means
    2%
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Census Records

There are 310,000 census records available for the last name Mcintyre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcintyre 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 56,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcintyre. 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 52,000 military records available for the last name Mcintyre. For the veterans among your Mcintyre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcintyre lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mcintyre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mcintyre in 1940 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

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