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Mclaughlin Family History

Mclaughlin Name Meaning
Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Lochlainn ‘son of the Scandinavian’, a patronymic from the personal name Lochlann (see Laughlin).

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

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460,721 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
81,896 Military Records
60,493 Immigration Records
378,311 Census and Voter Lists
694,064 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mclaughlin Families

  • Number of Mclaughlin families
     590 - 1,177
     197 - 589
     1 - 196
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mclaughlin families
     145 - 288
     49 - 144
     1 - 48
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mclaughlin families
     380 - 758
     127 - 379
     1 - 126
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mclaughlin Family Origin

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Mclaughlin Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Mclaughlin

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Mclaughlin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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