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Mclamb Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhlaithimh (see McClave). Compare McClam.

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


Similar surnames: Mcclam, Mccomb, Mcnabb, Mcham, Lamb, Mccart, Mccabe, Mcnary, Mckim

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Where is the Mclamb family from?

You can see how Mclamb families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mclamb family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mclamb families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Mclamb families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Mclamb's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mclamb families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mclamb surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mclamb ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mclamb. 54% of Mclamb men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Mclamb women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mclamb were Carpenter and Housekeeper.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    54%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farming
    5%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    28%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Mclamb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mclamb 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 132 immigration records available for the last name Mclamb. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mclamb. For the veterans among your Mclamb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mclamb lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Mclamb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mclamb in 1949 was 31, and 70 in 2004.

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