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Mckechnie Family History

Mckechnie Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish:: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Fhachtna ‘son of Fachtna’ usually Anglicized as Gaffney . Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Éignigh ‘son of Éigneach’ a name meaning ‘forceful’. Compare Heagney .

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

Similar surnames: Mckenzie, Mceachin, Mckennon, Mckercher, Mcelhone, Mckeehan, Mccone

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Where is the Mckechnie family from?

You can see how Mckechnie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mckechnie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mckechnie families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1840 there were 11 Mckechnie families living in Maine. This was about 92% of all the recorded Mckechnie's in USA. Maine had the highest population of Mckechnie families in 1840.
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What did your Mckechnie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mckechnie. 19% of Mckechnie men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Mckechnie women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mckechnie were Mechanic and Retired. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Retired
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Passenger Lists

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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Mckechnie. For the veterans among your Mckechnie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mckechnie lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Mckechnie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Mckechnie in 1953 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

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