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Mcqueen Family History

Mcqueen Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Shuibhne ‘son of Suibhne’ a byname meaning ‘pleasant’. Compare McSweeney. This name was also used as a Gaelic equivalent of the Old Norse byname Sveinn (see Swain).

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


Similar surnames: Mcquain, Mcbreen, Mcqueeney, Mclaren, Mcafee, Mulqueen, Mcquinn

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Where is the Mcqueen family from?

You can see how Mcqueen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcqueen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcqueen 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 38 Mcqueen families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 26% of all the recorded Mcqueen's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Mcqueen families in 1911.
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What did your Mcqueen ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mcqueen. 38% of Mcqueen men worked as a Farmer and 21% of Mcqueen women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcqueen were Income and Nurse.

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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
    38%
  • Labourer
    11%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Income
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    21%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Nurse
    7%
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Census Records

There are 106,000 census records available for the last name Mcqueen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcqueen 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 40,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcqueen. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Mcqueen. For the veterans among your Mcqueen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcqueen lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mcqueen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Mcqueen in 1940 was 45, and 70 in 2004.

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