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Mcadams Family History

Mcadams Name Meaning
Northern Irish: variant of McAdam with the redundant addition of the English patronymic ending -s.

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

333,917 Historical Documents with Mcadams on Ancestry.com
64,962 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,804 Military Records
3,318 Immigration Records
48,749 Census and Voter Lists
205,084 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mcadams Families

  • Number of Mcadams families
     86 - 169
     29 - 85
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mcadams families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mcadams families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mcadams Family Origin

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Mcadams Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mcadams

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Mcadams Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mcadams census records

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Mcadams Civil War Service Records

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