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Mccahan Name Meaning

Irish: variant of McGahan .

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

Similar surnames: Mccahon, Mcgahan, Mccaughan, Mccrohan, Mcgaha, Mcmahon, Mccann

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Where is the Mccahan family from?

You can see how Mccahan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccahan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccahan families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 12 Mccahan families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 60% of all the recorded Mccahan's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Mccahan families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mccahan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mccahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Mccahan. 24% of Mccahan men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Minister
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mccahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccahan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 362 immigration records available for the last name Mccahan. 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 661 military records available for the last name Mccahan. For the veterans among your Mccahan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccahan lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mccahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mccahan in 1958 was 56, and 89 in 2004.

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