History of your Surname
Get access to Mcmakin family records.Start a free trial

Mcmakin Family History

Mcmakin Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Irish McMackin.

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


Similar surnames: Mcmaken, Mcmain, Mcfadin, Mcmahen, Mcmahan, Mcmackin, Mclain, Mckain

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Mcmakin family from?

You can see how Mcmakin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcmakin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcmakin families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 5 Mcmakin families living in Indiana. This was about 19% of all the recorded Mcmakin's in the USA. Indiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Mcmakin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcmakin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcmakin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Driver was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mcmakin. .

View Census data for Mcmakin | Data not to scale

*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

  • Driver
    100%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Mcmakin family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Mcmakin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcmakin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Mcmakin

Passenger Lists

There are 671 immigration records available for the last name Mcmakin. 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.

View all Mcmakin immigration records

Draft Cards

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

View all Mcmakin military records

You've only scratched the surface of Mcmakin family history.

Discover More

What is the average Mcmakin lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mcmakin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mcmakin in 1943 was 32, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcmakin

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Mcmakin family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial