Mcclain Family History

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Mcclain Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish or Irish McLean.

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


Similar surnames: Mclain, Mcclaine, Mccain, Mclin, Maclin, Mcclane, Mcclarin, Mcclean

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Mcclain Family Origin

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Mcclain Family Occupations

What did your Mcclain ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mcclain occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Mcclain's were Farmers. Farmer, Servant and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcclain. A less common occupation for the Mcclain family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Servant

    13%
  • School

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mcclain ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mcclain Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcclain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcclain 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Mcclain. 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 Mcclain. For the veterans among your Mcclain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcclain Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcclain lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mcclain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mcclain in 1942 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcclain

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcclain 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.

Famous Mcclain Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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