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Medlock Family History

Medlock Name Meaning

English: variant of Madlock itself a variant of Matlock . There is unlikely to be any connection with the river Medlock in Lancashire.

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

Similar surnames: Madlock, Sedlock, Meddock, Wedlock, Setlock, Matlock, Shedlock

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Where is the Medlock family from?

You can see how Medlock families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Medlock family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Medlock families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 10 Medlock families living in Tennessee. This was about 23% of all the recorded Medlock's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Medlock families in 1840.
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What did your Medlock ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Medlock. 24% of Medlock men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Medlock women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Medlock were Farm Laborer and Housekeeper. .

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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
  • Truck Driver
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Cook
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Medlock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Medlock 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Medlock. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Medlock. For the veterans among your Medlock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Medlock lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Medlock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Medlock in 1949 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

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