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M'quillian Family History

M'quillian Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Mcquillan, Mcquillin, Quillian, Mcquilkin, Quillman, Millian, Quillin

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Where is the M'quillian family from?

You can see how M'quillian families moved over time by selecting different census years. The M'quillian family name was found in Scotland in 1891. In 1891 there were 2 M'quillian families living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded M'quillian's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of M'quillian families in 1891.
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Census Records

There are 6 census records available for the last name M'quillian. Like a window into their day-to-day life, M'quillian 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 immigration records available for the last name M'quillian. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name M'quillian. For the veterans among your M'quillian ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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