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Mclean Family History

Mclean Name Meaning
Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Eathain, a patronymic from a personal name meaning ‘servant of (Saint) John’. The family bearing this name were chieftains in several islands of the Inner Hebrides.Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Eóin, cognate with 1, from a different Gaelic form of Johannes (John). Compare McGlone.

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

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Name Distribution of Mclean Families

  • Number of Mclean families
     309 - 615
     104 - 308
     1 - 103
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mclean families
     185 - 367
     62 - 184
     1 - 61
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mclean families
     2,545 - 5,087
     849 - 2,544
     1 - 848
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mclean Family Origin

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Mclean Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mclean

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Mclean Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Mclean Civil War Service Records

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