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Mcgeehan Family History

Mcgeehan Name Meaning
Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gaoithín ‘son of Gaoithín’, a personal name derived from the diminutive of gaoth ‘clever’, ‘wise’.

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

32,484 Historical Documents with Mcgeehan on Ancestry.com
7,339 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,596 Military Records
1,734 Immigration Records
6,836 Census and Voter Lists
14,979 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mcgeehan Families

  • Number of Mcgeehan families
     26 - 49
     9 - 25
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mcgeehan families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mcgeehan families
     34 - 65
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mcgeehan Family Origin

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Mcgeehan Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mcgeehan

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Mcgeehan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Mcgeehan Civil War Service Records

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