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Mclaren Family History

Mclaren Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Labhrainn ‘son of Labhrann’, Gaelic form of the personal name Lawrence.

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


Similar surnames: Mclarney, Mclarnon, Mccart, Mclagan, Mcaree, Mccarley, Mcatee, Mctyre

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Where is the Mclaren family from?

You can see how Mclaren families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mclaren family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mclaren families were found in and Scotland in 1841and Scotland in 1851and Scotland in 1861and Scotland in 1871and Scotland in 1881and Scotland in 1891and Scotland in 1901. In 1911 there were 83 Mclaren families living in Ontario. This was about 24% of all the recorded Mclaren's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mclaren families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mclaren surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mclaren ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mclaren. 39% of Mclaren men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Mclaren women worked as an Income. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mclaren were Merchant 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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Farmers Son
    6%
  • Labourer
    5%
  • Merchant
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Income
    15%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 30,000 immigration records available for the last name Mclaren. 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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There are 15,000 military records available for the last name Mclaren. For the veterans among your Mclaren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mclaren lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mclaren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mclaren in 1945 was 60, and 72 in 2004.

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