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Mcmillan Family History

Mcmillan Name Meaning
Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Maoláin, a patronymic from the byname Maolán, a diminutive of maol ‘bald’, ‘tonsured’. In Scotland the usual spelling is Macmillan. Compare Mullen.

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

1,492,132 Historical Documents with Mcmillan on Ancestry.com
325,479 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
46,474 Military Records
44,996 Immigration Records
328,047 Census and Voter Lists
747,136 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mcmillan Families

  • Number of Mcmillan families
     128 - 254
     43 - 127
     1 - 42
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mcmillan families
     146 - 289
     49 - 145
     1 - 48
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mcmillan families
     1,804 - 3,606
     602 - 1,803
     1 - 601
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mcmillan Family Origin

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Mcmillan Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mcmillan

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Mcmillan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Mcmillan Civil War Service Records

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