Mclelen Family History

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Mclelen 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: Mullen, Mcewen, Millen, Mclean, Mcallen, Mallen, Mclaren, Cleven

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Mclelen Family Origin

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Mclelen Family Occupations

What did your Mclelen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Busboy and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mclelen.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Busboy

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook

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

Mclelen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 140 census records available for the last name Mclelen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mclelen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Mclelen. 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 18 military records available for the last name Mclelen. For the veterans among your Mclelen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mclelen Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mclelen 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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