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Mcquire Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of McGuire .

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


Similar surnames: Mcguire, Macguire, Mclure, Quire, Mctyre, Guire, Mcquirter, Mcquigg

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Where is the Mcquire family from?

You can see how Mcquire families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcquire family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcquire families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 113 Mcquire families living in Lancashire. This was about 28% of all the recorded Mcquire's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Mcquire families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcquire surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcquire 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 Mcquire. 31% of Mcquire men worked as a General Labourer and 74% of Mcquire women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcquire were Painters Foreman and Domestic Servant. .

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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
    31%
  • Bricklayer
    24%
  • Cycle Packer
    16%
  • Painters Foreman
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    5%
  • Domestic Servant
    5%
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Census Records

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Mcquire. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcquire 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcquire. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mcquire. For the veterans among your Mcquire ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcquire lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Mcquire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Mcquire in 1952 was 28, and 63 in 2004.

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