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Mccain Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of McKean .

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

Similar surnames: Mckain, Mcclain, Mclain, Mccuin, Mcwain, Mccaig, Mccan, Mcmain, Cain

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Where is the Mccain family from?

You can see how Mccain families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccain family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccain families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 36 Mccain families living in New Brunswick. This was about 84% of all the recorded Mccain's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Mccain families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mccain surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mccain ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Mccain. 63% of Mccain men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Mccain women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Storekeeper
  • Laborer
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 55,000 census records available for the last name Mccain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccain 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccain. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Mccain. For the veterans among your Mccain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccain lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mccain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mccain in 1943 was 61, and 71 in 2004.

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