Mcwilliam Family History

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Mcwilliam Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Uilleim, a patronymic from a Gaelicized form of William, frequently Anglicized as Williamson. Northern Irish: variant of McQuillan.

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


Similar surnames: Mcwilliams, Mckillip, Mcgill, Mcmillan, Mcgillis, Mcmillin, Mccollum

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Mcwilliam Family Origin

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Mcwilliam Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Going To School

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mcwilliam family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcwilliam. The most common Mcwilliam occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Mcwilliam's were Farmers.

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Mcwilliam Historical Records

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Mcwilliam Life Expectancy

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