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Mcleod Family History

Mcleod Name Meaning
Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Leòid, a patronymic from a Gaelic form of the Old Norse personal name Ljótr ‘ugly’.

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

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321,376 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
50,768 Military Records
72,703 Immigration Records
409,567 Census and Voter Lists
607,487 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mcleod Families

  • Number of Mcleod families
     258 - 514
     87 - 257
     1 - 86
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mcleod families
     121 - 239
     41 - 120
     1 - 40
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mcleod families
     2,365 - 4,727
     789 - 2,364
     1 - 788
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mcleod Family Origin

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Mcleod Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Mcleod

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Mcleod Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Mcleod Civil War Service Records

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