Mcallen Family History

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Mcallen Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Ailín or Mac Aileáin ‘son of Allen’ (see Allen). Irish: when not Scottish, it can be a variant of McCallion, in counties Donegal and Kerry.

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


Similar surnames: Callan, Mccallen, Mcanallen, Mcaloon, Mcaleer, Callen, Mcauley

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Mcallen Family Origin

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Mcallen Family Occupations

What did your Mcallen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mcallen. 20% of Mcallen men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Mcallen women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcallen were Clerk and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Brakeman
    10%
  • Car Inspector
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
    25%
  • Enegreation Ass
    25%
  • Income
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mcallen Historical Records

What Mcallen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Mcallen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcallen 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 24,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcallen. 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 Mcallen. For the veterans among your Mcallen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcallen Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcallen lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Mcallen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mcallen in 1959 was 60, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcallen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcallen 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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