Mcleil Family History

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Mcleil 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: Mcneil, Mclean, Mczeal, Mclear, Bleil, Mckell, Mcleish, Mcleod

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Mcleil Family Origin

Where is the Mcleil family from?

Mcleil Family Occupations

What did your Mcleil ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Assembly Wk and Breaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mcleil. 34% of Mcleil men worked as an Assembly Wk and 50% of Mcleil women worked as a Breaker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcleil were Trener Any Brick Truder and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Assembly Wk
    34%
  • Clerk
    34%
  • Trener Any Brick Truder
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Breaker
    50%
  • Teacher
    50%

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

Mcleil Historical Records

What Mcleil family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 52 census records available for the last name Mcleil. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcleil 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 17 immigration records available for the last name Mcleil. 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 1 military records available for the last name Mcleil. For the veterans among your Mcleil ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcleil Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcleil lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcleil 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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