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Macklin Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: perhaps a variant (with shifted stress) of Irish McGlynn or Scottish McLean .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Mackin, Mackley, Jacklin, Macken, Mackie, Maslin, Makin, Mckean

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Where is the Macklin family from?

You can see how Macklin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Macklin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Macklin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 16 Macklin families living in Ohio. This was about 23% of all the recorded Macklin's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Macklin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Macklin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Macklin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Macklin. 28% of Macklin men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Macklin women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Macklin were Porter and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Truck Driver
    4%
  • Porter
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    15%
  • Cook
    8%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Housework
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Macklin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Macklin. For the veterans among your Macklin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Macklin lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Macklin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1954. The average life expectancy for Macklin in 1943 was 30, and 70 in 2004.

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