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Machen Family History

Machen Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a stonemason, Anglo-Norman French machun, a Norman dialect variant of Old French masson (see Mason).

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

119,789 Historical Documents with Machen on Ancestry.com
19,323 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
30,394 Military Records
2,677 Immigration Records
13,174 Census and Voter Lists
54,221 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Machen Families

  • Number of Machen families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Machen families
     127 - 251
     43 - 126
     1 - 42
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Machen families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Machen census records

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Machen 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 Machen families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Machen Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Machen

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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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Machen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Machen census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Machen ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Machen Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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