Mc Leigh Family History

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Mc Leigh 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: Mcleish, Schleigh, Mcveigh, Leigh, Sleigh, Farleigh, Cobleigh

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Mc Leigh Family Origin

Where is the Mc Leigh family from?

Mc Leigh Family Occupations

What did your Mc Leigh ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mc Leigh occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 33% of Mc Leigh's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Mc Leigh family was General Dealer. Annuitant and Dyer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mc Leigh.

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  • Annuitant

  • Dyer

  • General Dealer


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

Mc Leigh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mc Leigh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mc Leigh 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 73 immigration records available for the last name Mc Leigh. 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 300 military records available for the last name Mc Leigh. For the veterans among your Mc Leigh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mc Leigh Life Expectancy

What is the average Mc Leigh lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mc Leigh 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 Leigh

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