Mcleigh Family History

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Mcleigh 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: Mcleish, Mcveigh, Leigh, Sleigh, Raleigh, Schleigh, Bleigh, Mcneish

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Mcleigh Family Origin

Where is the Mcleigh family from?

Mcleigh Family Occupations

What did your Mcleigh ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mcleigh.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Income
    100%

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

Mcleigh Historical Records

What Mcleigh family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 417 census records available for the last name Mcleigh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcleigh 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 135 immigration records available for the last name Mcleigh. 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 46 military records available for the last name Mcleigh. For the veterans among your Mcleigh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcleigh Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcleigh lifespan?

Between 1970 and 1995, in the United States, Mcleigh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Mcleigh in 1970 was 81, and 88 in 1995.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcleigh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcleigh 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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