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Mccollum Family History

Mccollum Name Meaning

Irish (northern): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coluim ‘son of Colum’. See McCallum which is the usual spelling of this name in Scotland.

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

Similar surnames: Mccallum, Mccool, Mccolley, Mccoll, Mccolgan, Mccrum, Mccollom

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Where is the Mccollum family from?

You can see how Mccollum families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccollum family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccollum families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 11 Mccollum families living in Ontario. This was about 23% of all the recorded Mccollum's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mccollum families in 1911.
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What did your Mccollum ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and School Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Mccollum. 52% of Mccollum men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Mccollum women worked as a School Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mccollum were Engineer and Housewife. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Engineer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • School Teacher
  • Nurse
  • Housewife
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccollum. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Mccollum. For the veterans among your Mccollum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccollum lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mccollum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Mccollum in 1944 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

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