Mclear Family History

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Mclear Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Uidhir ‘son of the swarthy lad’ or ‘son of the servant of Odhar’, a byname from odhar (genitive uidhir) ‘dun-colored’, ‘weatherbeaten’. Compare McAleer. See also McClure.

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


Similar surnames: Lear, Mclean, Mcaleer, Mccleary, Mcvean, Mcbean, Mcneary, Mckean

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Mclear Family Origin

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Mclear Family Occupations

What did your Mclear ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Common Laborer and Master Mariner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mclear. A less common occupation for the Mclear family was Son. The most common Mclear occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Mclear's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Common Laborer

    11%
  • Master Mariner

    11%
  • Son

    11%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mclear ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mclear Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Mclear. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mclear 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 760 immigration records available for the last name Mclear. 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 732 military records available for the last name Mclear. For the veterans among your Mclear ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mclear Life Expectancy

What is the average Mclear lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Mclear life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Mclear in 1957 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mclear 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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