Mcleighton Family History

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Mcleighton 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: Creighton, Leighton, Heighton, Mcnaughton, Deighton, Crighton

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Mcleighton Family Origin

Where is the Mcleighton family from?

Mcleighton Family Occupations

What did your Mcleighton ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Barber and Fine Taner Lookand were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mcleighton. 25% of Mcleighton men worked as a Barber and 50% of Mcleighton women worked as a Fine Taner Lookand. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcleighton were Mail Messenger and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Barber
  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • Mail Messenger

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Fine Taner Lookand
  • Housewife

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

Mcleighton Historical Records

What Mcleighton family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 61 census records available for the last name Mcleighton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcleighton 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 7 immigration records available for the last name Mcleighton. 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 16 military records available for the last name Mcleighton. For the veterans among your Mcleighton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcleighton Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcleighton lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Mcleighton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Mcleighton in 1963 was 57, and 85 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcleighton

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