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Mcinnis Family History

Mcinnis Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aonghuis, a patronymic from the personal name Aonghus (see Angus). Compare Irish McGinnis.

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


Similar surnames: Mcginnis, Mcmanus, Mcginn, Mcnelis, Mcminn, Dennis, Mcdaris, Mcnair

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Where is the Mcinnis family from?

You can see how Mcinnis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcinnis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcinnis families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 130 Mcinnis families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 47% of all the recorded Mcinnis's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Mcinnis families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcinnis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcinnis ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mcinnis. 42% of Mcinnis men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Mcinnis women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcinnis were Laborer and Farmer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Labourer
    7%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Teacher
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Servant
    11%
  • Farmer
    8%
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Census Records

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Mcinnis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcinnis 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcinnis. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Mcinnis. For the veterans among your Mcinnis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcinnis lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mcinnis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mcinnis in 1944 was 19, and 78 in 2004.

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