Mclelland Family History

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Mclelland Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McClellan.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Mcclelland, Mcleland, Mclellan, Clelland, Maclellan, Mcclellen

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Mclelland Family Origin

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Mclelland Family Occupations

What did your Mclelland ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mclelland. 23% of Mclelland men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Mclelland women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mclelland were Cultivateur and Core Maker

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Cultivateur

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Nurse
  • Teacher
  • Bookkeeper
  • Core Maker

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

Mclelland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Mclelland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mclelland 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Mclelland. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Mclelland. For the veterans among your Mclelland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mclelland Life Expectancy

What is the average Mclelland lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Mclelland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Mclelland in 1954 was 55, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mclelland

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