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Mcfaden Family History

Mcfaden Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant spelling of McFadden.

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

Similar surnames: Mcfadin, Mcfadyen, Mcfayden, Mcfaddin, Mcaden, Macfadyen, Mcfadden

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Where is the Mcfaden family from?

You can see how Mcfaden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcfaden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcfaden families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 9 Mcfaden families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Mcfaden's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Mcfaden families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcfaden surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcfaden ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farming was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mcfaden. .

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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

  • Farming
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Mcfaden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcfaden 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 514 immigration records available for the last name Mcfaden. 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 803 military records available for the last name Mcfaden. For the veterans among your Mcfaden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcfaden lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Mcfaden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mcfaden in 1959 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

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