Mcdougall Family History

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Mcdougall Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dubhghaill, ‘son of Dubhghall’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘black’ + gall ‘stranger’. This was originally a byname used to distinguish the darker-haired Danes from the fair-haired Norwegians. Compare Doyle.

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


Similar surnames: Mcdowell, Dougall, Mcdonald, Mccall, Mcgill, Mcdonnell, Mccolgan

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Mcdougall Family Origin

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Mcdougall Family Occupations

What did your Mcdougall ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mcdougall. 39% of Mcdougall men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Mcdougall women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcdougall were Carpenter and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Labourer
    6%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Teacher
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mcdougall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 164,000 census records available for the last name Mcdougall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcdougall 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 40,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcdougall. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Mcdougall. For the veterans among your Mcdougall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcdougall Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcdougall lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mcdougall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mcdougall in 1940 was 34, and 78 in 2004.

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