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Mcneal Family History

Mcneal Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant spelling of McNeil.

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


Similar surnames: Mcnealy, Mcnear, Mcneel, Macneal, Mcniel, Mcneill, Mcneil, Creal

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Where is the Mcneal family from?

You can see how Mcneal families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcneal family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcneal families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 10 Mcneal families living in Quebec. This was about 26% of all the recorded Mcneal's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Mcneal families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcneal surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcneal ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mcneal. 50% of Mcneal men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Mcneal women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcneal were Student and Housemaid.

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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

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Farmer
    34%
  • Student
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Housemaid
    25%
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Census Records

There are 70,000 census records available for the last name Mcneal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcneal 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcneal. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Mcneal. For the veterans among your Mcneal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcneal lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mcneal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mcneal in 1944 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

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