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Mcmahan Family History

Mcmahan Name Meaning
Irish: variant spelling of McMahon.

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

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79,370 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
13,558 Military Records
4,170 Immigration Records
63,789 Census and Voter Lists
321,116 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mcmahan Families

  • Number of Mcmahan families
     69 - 136
     24 - 68
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mcmahan families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mcmahan families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mcmahan Family Origin

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Mcmahan Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mcmahan

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Mcmahan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mcmahan census records

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Mcmahan Civil War Service Records

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