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Mcglasson Family History

Mcglasson Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Glasain, a patronymic from the personal name Glasan, from a diminutive of glas ‘gray’, ‘green’, ‘blue’.

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


Similar surnames: Mcglashan, Mckesson, Mcclarnon, Glasson, Classon, Mcgibbon, Mcgilton

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Where is the Mcglasson family from?

You can see how Mcglasson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcglasson family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcglasson families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 52 Mcglasson families living in Cumberland. This was about 51% of all the recorded Mcglasson's in the UK. Cumberland had the highest population of Mcglasson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcglasson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcglasson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mcglasson. 25% of Mcglasson men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Mcglasson women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcglasson were Farming and Bookkeeper.

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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

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Farming
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Bookkeeper
    15%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Mcglasson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcglasson 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 371 immigration records available for the last name Mcglasson. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mcglasson. For the veterans among your Mcglasson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcglasson lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Mcglasson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mcglasson in 1956 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

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