Mcphail Family History

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Mcphail Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Phàil (Scottish) and Mac Phóil (Irish), patronymics from Gaelic forms of the personal name Paul.

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


Similar surnames: Mcfall, Mcgrail, Mcswain, Mcham, Mcnair, Mcpeak, Mccall, Mcshane

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Mcphail Family Origin

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Mcphail Family Occupations

What did your Mcphail ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mcphail. 41% of Mcphail men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Mcphail women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcphail were Engineer and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    41%
  • Labourer
    6%
  • Merchant
    3%
  • Engineer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Income
    9%
  • Stenographer
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mcphail Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 62,000 census records available for the last name Mcphail. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcphail 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcphail. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Mcphail. For the veterans among your Mcphail ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcphail Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcphail lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mcphail life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1940. The average life expectancy for Mcphail in 1940 was 100, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcphail

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcphail 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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