Mcalear Family History

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Mcalear Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant spelling of McAleer.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Mcaleer, Mclear, Mcnear, Mckeag, Mcclean, Mcleary, Clear, Mcclearn

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Mcalear Family Origin

Where is the Mcalear family from?

Mcalear Family Occupations

What did your Mcalear ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mcalear family was Millhand. Labourer, School Teacher and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcalear. The most common Mcalear occupation in Canada was Labourer. 33% of Mcalear's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • School Teacher

  • Hotel Keeper

  • Millhand


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

Mcalear Historical Records

What Mcalear family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mcalear. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcalear 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 529 immigration records available for the last name Mcalear. 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 307 military records available for the last name Mcalear. For the veterans among your Mcalear ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcalear Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcalear lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mcalear life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mcalear in 1962 was 59, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcalear

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcalear 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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