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Mckain Family History

Mckain Name Meaning
Scottish and Irish: variant of McKean.

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

60,466 Historical Documents with Mckain on Ancestry.com
10,283 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,485 Military Records
962 Immigration Records
11,789 Census and Voter Lists
34,947 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mckain Families

  • Number of Mckain families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mckain families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mckain families
     19 - 35
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mckain Family Origin

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Mckain Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mckain

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Mckain Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Mckain Civil War Service Records

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