Mcgeehan Family History

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Mcgeehan Name Meaning

Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gaoithín ‘son of Gaoithín’, a personal name derived from the diminutive of gaoth ‘clever’, ‘wise’.

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


Similar surnames: Mckeehan, Mcgahan, Mckeegan, Mckeeman, Meehan, Mccrohan, Mcmeekin

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Mcgeehan Family Origin

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Mcgeehan Family Occupations

What did your Mcgeehan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Nursing were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mcgeehan. 27% of Mcgeehan men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Mcgeehan women worked as a Nursing. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcgeehan were Salesman and Winder

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Salesman
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Nursing
    18%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Winder
    9%

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

Mcgeehan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Mcgeehan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgeehan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcgeehan. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mcgeehan. For the veterans among your Mcgeehan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcgeehan Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgeehan lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgeehan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mcgeehan in 1958 was 55, and 82 in 2004.

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