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Mcclurkin Family History

Mcclurkin Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cléireacháin ‘son of the little priest’, from a diminutive of cléireach ‘priest’, ‘cleric’.

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


Similar surnames: Mcclurg, Mcclarnon, Mcclure, Mccurtain, Mcjunkin, Mccartan, Mccaughan

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Where is the Mcclurkin family from?

You can see how Mcclurkin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcclurkin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcclurkin families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1841 there were 4 Mcclurkin families living in Renfrewshire. This was about 80% of all the recorded Mcclurkin's in Scotland. Renfrewshire had the highest population of Mcclurkin families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcclurkin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcclurkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mcclurkin. 39% of Mcclurkin men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Mcclurkin women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcclurkin were Farm Operator and 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

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Laborer
    31%
  • Helper
    8%
  • Farm Operator
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    40%
  • Manager
    20%
  • Housework
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mcclurkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcclurkin 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 283 immigration records available for the last name Mcclurkin. 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 561 military records available for the last name Mcclurkin. For the veterans among your Mcclurkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcclurkin lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Mcclurkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Mcclurkin in 1955 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

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