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Mchaney Family History

Mchaney Name Meaning

Scottish or Irish: unexplained. Perhaps an unusual Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Choinnigh ‘son of the servant of (St.) Canice’.

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


Similar surnames: Mclarney, Mcshane, Mchardy, Mccarney, Mcenaney, Mcnaney, Mccraney

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Where is the Mchaney family from?

You can see how Mchaney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mchaney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mchaney families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Mchaney families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Mchaney's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mchaney families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mchaney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mchaney ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mchaney. 25% of Mchaney men worked as a Farmer and 47% of Mchaney women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mchaney were Farm Labor and Cook. .

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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
    25%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Farm Labor
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    47%
  • Maid
    24%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Cook
    16%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Mchaney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mchaney 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 206 immigration records available for the last name Mchaney. 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 Mchaney. For the veterans among your Mchaney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mchaney lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Mchaney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Mchaney in 1957 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

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