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Mcneese Family History

Mcneese Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Naois a patronymic from a short form of the personal name Aonghus see Angus after the loss of gh caused compensatory lengthening of the second syllable. Compare McGinnis and McInnis .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Neese, Mcneely, Mcnamee, Mcaleese, Mcnee, Mcnelis, Mcafee, Meese

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Where is the Mcneese family from?

You can see how Mcneese families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcneese family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcneese families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 8 Mcneese families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Mcneese's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Mcneese families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcneese surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcneese ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mcneese. 33% of Mcneese men worked as a Farmer and 35% of Mcneese women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcneese were Salesman and Seamstress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Bookkeeper
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Mcneese. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcneese 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 263 immigration records available for the last name Mcneese. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Mcneese. For the veterans among your Mcneese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcneese lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Mcneese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mcneese in 1950 was 45, and 63 in 2004.

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