Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Mcilwain Family Origin

Where is the Mcilwain family from?

Mcilwain Family Occupations

What did your Mcilwain ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Book Keeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mcilwain. 28% of Mcilwain men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Mcilwain women worked as a Book Keeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcilwain were Farmers Son and Helper

View Census data for Mcilwain | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Labourer
    23%
  • Cement Man
    5%
  • Farmers Son
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Book Keeper
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Helper
    15%

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

Mcilwain Historical Records

What Mcilwain family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Mcilwain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcilwain census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Mcilwain

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcilwain. 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.

View all Mcilwain immigration records

Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Mcilwain. For the veterans among your Mcilwain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Mcilwain military records

You've only scratched the surface of Mcilwain family history.

Mcilwain Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcilwain lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Mcilwain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mcilwain in 1950 was 61, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcilwain

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcilwain ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Mcilwain Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name