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Mddonald Family History

Mddonald Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Mcdonald, O'donald, Donald, Macdonald, Ronald, Mahowald, Mcdannald

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Where is the Mddonald family from?

You can see how Mddonald families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mddonald family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1851 and 1901. The most Mddonald families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there was 1 Mddonald family living in Illinois. This was about 50% of all the recorded Mddonald's in USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Mddonald families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mddonald surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mddonald ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 289 census records available for the last name Mddonald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mddonald 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 23 immigration records available for the last name Mddonald. 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 20 military records available for the last name Mddonald. For the veterans among your Mddonald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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