Mcleer Family History

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Mcleer 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: Mclear, Mcaleer, Mcneer, Mclees, Mcteer, Cleek, Miller, Malter

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Mcleer Family Origin

Where is the Mcleer family from?

Mcleer Family Occupations

What did your Mcleer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mcleer. 13% of Mcleer men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Mcleer women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcleer were Salesman and Attendant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Foreman
    5%
  • Painter
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    11%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Waitress
    11%
  • Attendant
    6%

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

Mcleer Historical Records

What Mcleer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mcleer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcleer 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 296 immigration records available for the last name Mcleer. 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 542 military records available for the last name Mcleer. For the veterans among your Mcleer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcleer Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcleer lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Mcleer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mcleer in 1956 was 43, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcleer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcleer 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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