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Mcnall Name Meaning

Scottish or Irish: probably a shortened form of McNally, but no longer found in Scotland or Ireland.

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

Similar surnames: Mcfall, Mcneil, Mcnally, Mckell, Mcnabb, Mcgill, Monell, Mackall

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Where is the Mcnall family from?

You can see how Mcnall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcnall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcnall families were found in and the USA in 1880and the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 11 Mcnall families living in Ontario. This was about 37% of all the recorded Mcnall's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mcnall families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcnall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcnall ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mcnall. 40% of Mcnall men worked as a Labourer.

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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

  • Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Mcnall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcnall 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 599 immigration records available for the last name Mcnall. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mcnall. For the veterans among your Mcnall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcnall lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Mcnall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Mcnall in 1950 was 64, and 80 in 2004.

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