Mckinnon Family History

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Mckinnon Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhionghuin, a patronymic from a Gaelic personal name meaning ‘fair born’ or ‘fair son’. It is also translated as Love, and has been taken as being from Gaelic Mac Ionmhuinn ‘son of the beloved one’.

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


Similar surnames: Mckennon, Mckinney, Mcgannon, Mcconnon, Cannon, Mcgilton, Mcinnis

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Mckinnon Family Origin

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Mckinnon Family Occupations

What did your Mckinnon ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mckinnon. 37% of Mckinnon men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Mckinnon women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mckinnon were Laborer and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    37%
  • Labourer
    8%
  • Miner
    7%
  • Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Servant
    8%

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

Mckinnon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 184,000 census records available for the last name Mckinnon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mckinnon 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 31,000 immigration records available for the last name Mckinnon. 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 19,000 military records available for the last name Mckinnon. For the veterans among your Mckinnon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mckinnon Life Expectancy

What is the average Mckinnon lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mckinnon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mckinnon in 1945 was 35, and 71 in 2004.

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