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Mcquain Family History

Mcquain Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cuáin ‘son of Cuán’, a personal name or byname formed from a diminutive of cú ‘hound’. Compare Coyne.

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

24,802 Historical Documents with Mcquain on Ancestry.com
3,875 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
645 Military Records
133 Immigration Records
2,499 Census and Voter Lists
17,650 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mcquain Families

  • Number of Mcquain families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mcquain families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Mcquain last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Mcquain census records

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Mcquain Family Origin

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Mcquain Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Mcquain

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Mcquain Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mcquain census records

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Mcquain Civil War Service Records

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