Mc Lwain Family History

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Mc Lwain 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: Mcelwain, Mcilwain, Mcswain, Mclain, Mcclain, Mcilvain, Mcilwaine

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Mc Lwain Family Origin

Where is the Mc Lwain family from?

Mc Lwain Family Occupations

What did your Mc Lwain ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mc Lwain occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Mc Lwain's were Farmers. Farmer and House Keeping were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mc Lwain.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • House Keeping

    50%

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

Mc Lwain Historical Records

What Mc Lwain family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 38 census records available for the last name Mc Lwain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mc Lwain 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Mc Lwain. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mc Lwain. For the veterans among your Mc Lwain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mc Lwain Life Expectancy

What is the average Mc Lwain lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mc Lwain 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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