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Mccaughan Family History

Mccaughan Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eacháin ‘son of Eachán’, a personal name derived from a diminutive of each ‘horse’.

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

Similar surnames: Mcgahan, Mccartan, Mccahan, Mccargar, Mcclanahan, Mclaughlin

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Where is the Mccaughan family from?

You can see how Mccaughan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccaughan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccaughan families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 17 Mccaughan families living in Quebec. This was about 55% of all the recorded Mccaughan's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Mccaughan families in 1911.
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What did your Mccaughan ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mccaughan. 48% of Mccaughan men worked as a Farmer.

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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
  • Labourer
  • Tailleur
  • Foreman
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccaughan. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mccaughan. For the veterans among your Mccaughan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccaughan lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Mccaughan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Mccaughan in 1952 was 22, and 68 in 2004.

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