Mcnaughton Family History

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Mcnaughton Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Neachtain, a patronymic from the personal name Neachtan, a name of the god of water in Irish mythology. This is cognate with Latin Neptunus ‘Neptune’, the Roman sea-god.

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

Similar surnames: Mclaughlin, Mchatton, Haughton, Mccaughan, Mcmahon, Mcnaught

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Mcnaughton Family Origin

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Mcnaughton Family Occupations

What did your Mcnaughton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcnaughton. The most common Mcnaughton occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Mcnaughton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mcnaughton family was Clerk.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer Son

  • Clerk


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mcnaughton ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mcnaughton Historical Records

What Mcnaughton family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 74,000 census records available for the last name Mcnaughton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcnaughton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcnaughton. 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 Card

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Mcnaughton. For the veterans among your Mcnaughton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcnaughton Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcnaughton lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mcnaughton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mcnaughton in 1942 was 46, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcnaughton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcnaughton ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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