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Mcmain Family History

Mcmain Name Meaning

Irish: variant of McMahon.

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


Similar surnames: Mcmann, Mcwain, Mckain, Mcmakin, Mcmains, Mclain, Mccain, Mcmahan

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Where is the Mcmain family from?

You can see how Mcmain families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcmain family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcmain families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Mcmain family living in New Brunswick. This was 100% of all the recorded Mcmain's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Mcmain families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcmain surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcmain ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mcmain. .

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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
    100%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Mcmain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcmain 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 649 immigration records available for the last name Mcmain. 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 639 military records available for the last name Mcmain. For the veterans among your Mcmain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcmain lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mcmain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Mcmain in 1958 was 48, and 65 in 2004.

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