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Mcdonnell Family History

Mcdonnell Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhomhnuill, a patronymic from the personal name Domhnall (see McDonald).

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

479,912 Historical Documents with Mcdonnell on Ancestry.com
175,037 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
20,042 Military Records
31,903 Immigration Records
114,965 Census and Voter Lists
137,965 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mcdonnell Families

  • Number of Mcdonnell families
     105 - 207
     36 - 104
     1 - 35
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mcdonnell families
     149 - 295
     50 - 148
     1 - 49
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mcdonnell families
     43 - 84
     15 - 42
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mcdonnell Family Origin

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Mcdonnell Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Mcdonnell

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Mcdonnell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Mcdonnell Civil War Service Records

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