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Mclagan Family History

Mclagan Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Adhagain ‘son of the servant (i.e. devotee) of Adhagan’ a variant diminutive of the personal name Adamhnán saint of Iona.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mclean, Mclaren, Mccahan, Mcgahan, Mckean, Coogan, Coggan, Mccolgan

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Where is the Mclagan family from?

You can see how Mclagan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mclagan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mclagan families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1911 there were 4 Mclagan families living in Manitoba. This was about 33% of all the recorded Mclagan's in Canada. Manitoba and 1 other province had the highest population of Mclagan families in 1911.
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What did your Mclagan ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Mclagan. 56% of Mclagan men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
  • Bookkeeper
  • Student
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Mclagan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mclagan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mclagan. 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 577 military records available for the last name Mclagan. For the veterans among your Mclagan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mclagan lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Mclagan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mclagan in 1956 was 51, and 73 in 2004.

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