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Mcbreen Family History

Mcbreen Name Meaning

Irish (County Kilkenny): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Braoin ‘son of Braon’, a personal name meaning ‘drop’.

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


Similar surnames: Mcbrien, Breen, Mcqueen, Mcbean, Mclaren, Mcaree, Mcnee, Mcphee

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Where is the Mcbreen family from?

You can see how Mcbreen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcbreen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Mcbreen families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Mcbreen family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Mcbreen's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mcbreen families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcbreen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcbreen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mcbreen. 35% of Mcbreen men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Mcbreen women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcbreen were Proprietor and Bookkeeper.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Fireman
    18%
  • Porter
    11%
  • Proprietor
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Waitress
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    12%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcbreen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcbreen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 829 immigration records available for the last name Mcbreen. 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 Cards

There are 605 military records available for the last name Mcbreen. For the veterans among your Mcbreen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcbreen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mcbreen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Mcbreen in 1962 was 70, and 73 in 2004.

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