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Medcalf Surname Meaning

English: variant of Metcalf .

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


Similar surnames: Metcalfe, Metcalf, Mescall, Medlar, Veals, Merchen, Medland, Meals

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Where is the Medcalf family from?

You can see how Medcalf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Medcalf family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Medcalf families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 61 Medcalf families living in Ontario. This was about 85% of all the recorded Medcalf's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Medcalf families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Medcalf surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Medcalf ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Medcalf. 48% of Medcalf men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Medcalf women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Medcalf were Accountant and Domestic. .

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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
    48%
  • Labourer
    18%
  • Machinist
    12%
  • Accountant
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Domestic
    50%
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Census Records

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Medcalf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Medcalf 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Medcalf. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Medcalf. For the veterans among your Medcalf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Medcalf lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Medcalf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Medcalf in 1952 was 55, and 68 in 2004.

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