Mclea Family History

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Mclea Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Mclean, Mclear, Mcrea, Mcvea, Mule, Miles, Mole, Mula, Melia, Molla

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Mclea Family Origin

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Mclea Family Occupations

What did your Mclea ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Checker and Copper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mclea. 25% of Mclea men worked as a Checker and 20% of Mclea women worked as a Copper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mclea were Hold Farmer and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Checker
  • Labourer
  • Shingler
  • Hold Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Copper
  • Labourer
  • Saleslady
  • Servant

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

Mclea Historical Records

What Mclea family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mclea. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mclea 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 522 immigration records available for the last name Mclea. 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 315 military records available for the last name Mclea. For the veterans among your Mclea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mclea Life Expectancy

What is the average Mclea lifespan?

Between 1979 and 2003, in the United States, Mclea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Mclea in 1979 was 80, and 85 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mclea

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mclea ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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