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Mccahon Surname Meaning

Irish: variant of McGahan .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Mccahan, Mcmahon, Mcgahan, Mccannon, Mccann, Mccammon, Mahon

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Where is the Mccahon family from?

You can see how Mccahon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccahon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccahon families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Mccahon family living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Mccahon's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Mccahon families in 1911.
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What did your Mccahon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mccahon. 100% of Mccahon men worked as a Proprietor and 100% of Mccahon women worked as a Stenographer. .

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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

  • Proprietor
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Mccahon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccahon 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 693 immigration records available for the last name Mccahon. 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 280 military records available for the last name Mccahon. For the veterans among your Mccahon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccahon lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Mccahon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Mccahon in 1959 was 64, and 70 in 2004.

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