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Mclure Family History

Mclure Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McClure.

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


Similar surnames: Mcclure, Clure, Mcquire, Mctyre, Majure, Mclaren, Mccue, Mcgurk

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Where is the Mclure family from?

You can see how Mclure families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mclure family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mclure families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 12 Mclure families living in Prince Edward Island. This was about 52% of all the recorded Mclure's in Canada. Prince Edward Island had the highest population of Mclure families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mclure surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mclure ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Mclure. 78% of Mclure men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Mclure women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mclure were Manager and Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    78%
  • Contractor
    10%
  • Merchant
    7%
  • Manager
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
    43%
  • Bookkeeper
    29%
  • Farmer
    29%
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Mclure. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mclure census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mclure. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mclure. For the veterans among your Mclure ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mclure lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Mclure life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Mclure in 1964 was 73, and 72 in 2004.

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