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Mccaleb Name Meaning

Scottish or Irish: variant of McKillip . The spelling has been influenced by the Old Testament personal name Caleb .

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


Similar surnames: Caleb, Mccauley, Mccabe, Mccalip, Mccawley, Mccarley, Mccallen

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Where is the Mccaleb family from?

You can see how Mccaleb families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccaleb family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccaleb families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 10 Mccaleb families living in Tennessee. This was about 26% of all the recorded Mccaleb's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Mccaleb families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mccaleb surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mccaleb ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mccaleb. 44% of Mccaleb men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Mccaleb women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mccaleb were Salesman and Teacher. .

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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

  • Farmer
    44%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    17%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Housework
    13%
  • Teacher
    13%
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Passenger Lists

There are 411 immigration records available for the last name Mccaleb. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Mccaleb. For the veterans among your Mccaleb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccaleb lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Mccaleb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mccaleb in 1949 was 46, and 67 in 2004.

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