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Mcmaster Family History

Mcmaster Name Meaning
Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Maighstir or Mac A’Mhaighstir ‘son of (the) master’, from Gaelic maighstir, a title for a clergyman.

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

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63,073 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
9,714 Military Records
12,955 Immigration Records
69,192 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Mcmaster Families

  • Number of Mcmaster families
     55 - 108
     19 - 54
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mcmaster families
     58 - 113
     20 - 57
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mcmaster families
     222 - 442
     75 - 221
     1 - 74
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mcmaster Family Origin

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Mcmaster Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mcmaster

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Mcmaster Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Mcmaster Civil War Service Records

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