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Mcmahill Surname Meaning

Scottish or Irish: possibly an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Micheáil usually Anglicized as McMichael or of a patronymic from a personal name found in Ó Machail (which is Anglicized as Mackle).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mccahill, Scahill, Cahill, Mcmahon, Mcgill, Mcfall, Mccall, Mccaskill

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Where is the Mcmahill family from?

You can see how Mcmahill families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcmahill family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcmahill families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Mcmahill families living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Mcmahill's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Mcmahill families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcmahill surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcmahill ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Mcmahill. 75% of Mcmahill men worked as a 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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Mechanic
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mcmahill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcmahill 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 44 immigration records available for the last name Mcmahill. 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 492 military records available for the last name Mcmahill. For the veterans among your Mcmahill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcmahill lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mcmahill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Mcmahill in 1943 was 28, and 75 in 2004.

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