Mckesson Family History

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Mckesson Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cessáin ‘son of Cessán’, a personal name derived from cess ‘wickerwork’, probably applied in the sense ‘thick or matted hair’.

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


Similar surnames: Mckennon, Mckinnon, Kessen, Mcglasson, Mckean, Mckethan, Kelson

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Mckesson Family Origin

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Mckesson Family Occupations

What did your Mckesson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mckesson. 24% of Mckesson men worked as a Laborer and 33% of Mckesson women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mckesson were Farmer and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Salesman
    18%
  • Chemish
    9%
  • Farmer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    33%
  • Maid
    18%
  • Waitress
    11%
  • Stenographer
    11%

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

Mckesson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mckesson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mckesson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 595 immigration records available for the last name Mckesson. 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 Card

There are 578 military records available for the last name Mckesson. For the veterans among your Mckesson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mckesson Life Expectancy

What is the average Mckesson lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mckesson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Mckesson in 1958 was 50, and 88 in 2004.

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