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Mcfann Family History

Mcfann Name Meaning

Variant of Irish McVann, itself a variant of McBean.

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

Similar surnames: Mcmann, Mccain, Mclinn, Mccanna, Mckanna, Mcwain, Mclain, Mccane

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Where is the Mcfann family from?

You can see how Mcfann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcfann family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcfann families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Mcfann families living in Lancashire. This was about 33% of all the recorded Mcfann's in the UK. Lancashire and 1 other county had the highest population of Mcfann families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcfann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcfann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mcfann. 19% of Mcfann men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Mcfann women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcfann were Coal Miner and Housework.

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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
  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • Coal Miner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housework
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What Mcfann family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mcfann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcfann 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 148 immigration records available for the last name Mcfann. 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 477 military records available for the last name Mcfann. For the veterans among your Mcfann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcfann lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Mcfann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Mcfann in 1963 was 73, and 77 in 2004.

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