Mc Leer Family History

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Mc Leer 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: Mcaleer, Mclear, Mcateer, Mcneer, Mccleery, Mcalear, Mclees, Mcclees

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Mc Leer Family Origin

Where is the Mc Leer family from?

Mc Leer Family Occupations

What did your Mc Leer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mc Leer. A less common occupation for the Mc Leer family was Carpenter. The most common Mc Leer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Mc Leer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Mc Leer Historical Records

What Mc Leer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 661 census records available for the last name Mc Leer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mc Leer 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 39 immigration records available for the last name Mc Leer. 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 121 military records available for the last name Mc Leer. For the veterans among your Mc Leer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mc Leer Life Expectancy

What is the average Mc Leer lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mc Leer 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.

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