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Mchan Family History

Mchan Name Meaning

Irish: probably a variant of McCann or McGann.

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


Similar surnames: Mcghan, Mccan, Mahan, Mcshan, Mehan, Mohan, Mcwain, Chan, Mckane

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Where is the Mchan family from?

You can see how Mchan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mchan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mchan families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Mchan families living in New Brunswick. This was about 82% of all the recorded Mchan's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Mchan families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mchan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mchan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mchan. 32% of Mchan men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Mchan women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mchan were Manager and Housewife.

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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
    32%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Manager
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    28%
  • Teacher
    17%
  • Cook
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Mchan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mchan 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 550 immigration records available for the last name Mchan. 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 873 military records available for the last name Mchan. For the veterans among your Mchan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mchan lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Mchan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Mchan in 1957 was 61, and 77 in 2004.

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