Mckinley Family History

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Mckinley Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fionnlaigh, a patronymic from the early personal name Fionnlaoch (see Finley).

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


Similar surnames: Mckinney, Mcginley, Mccauley, Mcgivney, Mcginty, Mcwhinney, Mckinnell

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Mckinley Family Origin

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Mckinley Family Occupations

What did your Mckinley ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mckinley. 34% of Mckinley men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Mckinley women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mckinley were Clerk and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Labourer
    10%
  • Clerk
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Teacher
    16%
  • Farmer
    12%

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

Mckinley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 118,000 census records available for the last name Mckinley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mckinley 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Mckinley. 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 24,000 military records available for the last name Mckinley. For the veterans among your Mckinley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mckinley Life Expectancy

What is the average Mckinley lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mckinley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mckinley in 1941 was 39, and 72 in 2004.

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