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Macarthur Family History

Macarthur Name Meaning
Scottish and northern Irish: see McArthur and Arthur.

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

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33,011 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
14,596 Military Records
6,900 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Macarthur Families

  • Number of Macarthur families
     26 - 49
     9 - 25
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Macarthur families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Macarthur families
     74 - 146
     25 - 73
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Macarthur Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Macarthur families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Macarthur Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Macarthur families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Macarthur

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Macarthur Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Macarthur census records

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Macarthur Civil War Service Records

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