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Mcmillin Family History

Mcmillin Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Maoilfhinn ‘son of Maoilfhinn’, a personal name meaning ‘fair(-haired) chief’.

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


Similar surnames: Millin, Mcmillan, Mcmellon, Mckillip, Mcgilton, Crellin, Mcquillan

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Where is the Mcmillin family from?

You can see how Mcmillin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcmillin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcmillin families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 23 Mcmillin families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 45% of all the recorded Mcmillin's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Mcmillin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcmillin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcmillin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mcmillin. 84% of Mcmillin 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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    84%
  • Carpenter
    17%
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Mcmillin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcmillin 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 Mcmillin. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Mcmillin. For the veterans among your Mcmillin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcmillin lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mcmillin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Mcmillin in 1945 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

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