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Mcmartin Family History

Mcmartin Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Mhàrtainn or Mac Mhàrtuinn, formerly Mac Gille Mhartainn, a patronymic from a personal name meaning ‘servant of (Saint) Martin’.

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


Similar surnames: Mchatton, Mccartan, Martin, Mcmackin, Mclaren, Mccart, Mcmorris

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Where is the Mcmartin family from?

You can see how Mcmartin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcmartin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcmartin families were found in and Scotland in 1841and Scotland in 1851and Scotland in 1861and Scotland in 1871and Scotland in 1881and Scotland in 1891and Scotland in 1901. In 1911 there were 36 Mcmartin families living in Quebec. This was about 38% of all the recorded Mcmartin's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Mcmartin families in 1911.
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What did your Mcmartin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mcmartin. 47% of Mcmartin men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Mcmartin women worked as an Income. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcmartin were Clerk and Housewife.

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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
    47%
  • Labourer
    12%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Income
    22%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Housewife
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Mcmartin lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Mcmartin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Mcmartin in 1960 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

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