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Mcvean Family History

Mcvean Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Bheathain ‘son of Beathan’. This is the lenited form of the name the unlenited form being McBain . Compare McElwain

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

Similar surnames: Mcbean, Mclean, Mckean, Mclear, Mcqueen, Mcnee, Mcvey, Mcpeak, Mccoin

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Where is the Mcvean family from?

You can see how Mcvean families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcvean family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcvean families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1911 there were 15 Mcvean families living in Alberta. This was about 58% of all the recorded Mcvean's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Mcvean families in 1911.
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What did your Mcvean ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Mcvean. 60% of Mcvean men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Mcvean women worked as an Income. .

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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
  • Income
  • Traveller
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Income
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Mcvean. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcvean 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 Mcvean. 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 885 military records available for the last name Mcvean. For the veterans among your Mcvean ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcvean lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2003, in the United States, Mcvean life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Mcvean in 1943 was 40, and 89 in 2003.

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