Mcquillan Family History

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Mcquillan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Uighilín ‘son of Huguelin’, a double diminutive of the Norman personal name Hugh. This is the name of an important family in County Antrim. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cuilinn (see McCullen). Scottish (of Irish origin): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coilín (Irish), Mac Cailein (Scottish), a patronymic from the personal name Coilín or Cailean. See Collins.

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

Similar surnames: Mcquilkin, Mclean, Quinlan, Mcgill, Mcmillan, Mcclellan, Mccullen

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Mcquillan Family Origin

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Mcquillan Family Occupations

What did your Mcquillan ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mcquillan. 10% of Mcquillan men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Mcquillan women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcquillan were Labourer and Grey Nun

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
  • Attendant
  • Domestic
  • Grey Nun

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

Mcquillan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Mcquillan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcquillan 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcquillan. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Mcquillan. For the veterans among your Mcquillan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcquillan Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mcquillan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mcquillan in 1944 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

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