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Mclane Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of McLean.

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


Similar surnames: Mcclane, Mclaine, Mckane, Mcbane, Mccane, Mclaney, Mclain, Clyne

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Where is the Mclane family from?

You can see how Mclane families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mclane family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mclane families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 14 Mclane families living in British Columbia. This was about 26% of all the recorded Mclane's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Mclane families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mclane surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mclane ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mclane. 50% of Mclane 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
    50%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Commis
    9%
  • Blacksmith
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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Census Records

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Mclane. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mclane 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Mclane. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Mclane. For the veterans among your Mclane ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mclane lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Mclane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Mclane in 1948 was 41, and 72 in 2004.

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