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Mckern Name Meaning

Irish: variant of McCarron.

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


Similar surnames: Mckeen, Mckeon, Mckeag, Mcmeen, Macken, Mckey, Mckain, Mulkern

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Where is the Mckern family from?

You can see how Mckern families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mckern family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mckern families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Mckern family living in New Brunswick. This was 100% of all the recorded Mckern's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Mckern families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mckern surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mckern ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mckern. .

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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
    100%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Mckern. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mckern 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 607 immigration records available for the last name Mckern. 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 475 military records available for the last name Mckern. For the veterans among your Mckern ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mckern lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Mckern life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Mckern in 1961 was 49, and 88 in 2004.

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