Mcleain Family History

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Mcleain 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, Mclain, Mcelwain, Mclear, Mcswain, Mcbain, Mcquain, Mcbean

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Mcleain Family Origin

Where is the Mcleain family from?

Mcleain Family Occupations

What did your Mcleain ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Border and Playwright were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mcleain. 50% of Mcleain men worked as a Border

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Border
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Playwright
    100%

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

Mcleain Historical Records

What Mcleain family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 380 census records available for the last name Mcleain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcleain 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 12 immigration records available for the last name Mcleain. 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 45 military records available for the last name Mcleain. For the veterans among your Mcleain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcleain Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcleain lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2002, in the United States, Mcleain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Mcleain in 1957 was 70, and 73 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcleain

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcleain 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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