Mcalexander Family History

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Mcalexander Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Alasdair (see McAllister), Alexander being regarded as the English equivalent of the Gaelic personal name Alasdair.

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

Similar surnames: Alexander, Mcallister, Callander, Mcaleer, Mcalhany, Xander, Lander

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Mcalexander Family Origin

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Mcalexander Family Occupations

What did your Mcalexander ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mcalexander. The most common Mcalexander occupation in Canada was Farmer. 60% of Mcalexander's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mcalexander family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter


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

Mcalexander Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Mcalexander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcalexander 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 124 immigration records available for the last name Mcalexander. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Mcalexander. For the veterans among your Mcalexander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcalexander Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcalexander lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Mcalexander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mcalexander in 1954 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcalexander 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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