Mc Lear Family History

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Mc Lear 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: Mclear, Mcalear, Mclean, Clear, Mccleary, Mcaleer, Mcclearn, Mcnear

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Mc Lear Family Origin

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Mc Lear Family Occupations

What did your Mc Lear ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mc Lear occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Mc Lear's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mc Lear. A less common occupation for the Mc Lear family was Car Conductor.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Car Conductor


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mc Lear ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mc Lear Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mc Lear. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mc Lear census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 78 immigration records available for the last name Mc Lear. 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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Draft Card

There are 520 military records available for the last name Mc Lear. For the veterans among your Mc Lear ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mc Lear Life Expectancy

What is the average Mc Lear lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mc Lear ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mc Lear

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