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Mcnevin Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Naoimhín or Mac Cnáimhín (see Nevin).

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

Similar surnames: Nevin, Mcniven, Mcneil, Mcirvin, Mcnelis, Mcneely, Mcnee, Mccoin

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Where is the Mcnevin family from?

You can see how Mcnevin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcnevin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcnevin families were found in and Scotland in 1841and Scotland in 1851and Scotland in 1861and Scotland in 1871and Scotland in 1881and Scotland in 1891and Scotland in 1901. In 1911 there were 21 Mcnevin families living in Prince Edward Island. This was about 41% of all the recorded Mcnevin's in Canada. Prince Edward Island had the highest population of Mcnevin families in 1911.
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What did your Mcnevin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mcnevin. 57% of Mcnevin men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Mcnevin women worked as an Income. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcnevin were Machinist and Teacher.

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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
  • Farmers Son
  • Income
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Income
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Mcnevin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcnevin 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 Mcnevin. 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 575 military records available for the last name Mcnevin. For the veterans among your Mcnevin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcnevin lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Mcnevin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Mcnevin in 1963 was 83, and 32 in 2004.

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