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Mckahan Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of McCahan.

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

Similar surnames: Mcmahan, Mcmahen, Cahan, Mcghan, Mckane, Mcgahan, Mchan, Minahan

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Where is the Mckahan family from?

You can see how Mckahan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mckahan family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mckahan families were found in and the USA in 1880and the USA in 1920. In 1841 there were 5 Mckahan families living in Argyll. This was about 36% of all the recorded Mckahan's in Scotland. Argyll had the highest population of Mckahan families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mckahan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mckahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Mckahan. 24% of Mckahan men worked as a Laborer.

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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
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Salesman
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mckahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mckahan 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 56 immigration records available for the last name Mckahan. 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 210 military records available for the last name Mckahan. For the veterans among your Mckahan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mckahan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mckahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Mckahan in 1962 was 43, and 85 in 2004.

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