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Mcchesney Family History

Mcchesney Name Meaning

Scottish (Galloway) and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac (an) tSasanaigh ‘son of the Saxon (i.e. the Englishman)’. The spelling seems to represent Mac Shasanaigh to be pronounced originally as McHasney rather than the English spelling ch.

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

Similar surnames: Mccartney, Mccaskey, Mccoskey, Mcweeney, Mccarney, Mccloskey

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Where is the Mcchesney family from?

You can see how Mcchesney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcchesney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcchesney families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 50 Mcchesney families living in New York. This was about 46% of all the recorded Mcchesney's in USA. New York had the highest population of Mcchesney families in 1840.
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What did your Mcchesney ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mcchesney. 13% of Mcchesney men worked as a Salesman and 14% of Mcchesney women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcchesney were Clerk and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
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Passenger Lists

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There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Mcchesney. For the veterans among your Mcchesney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcchesney lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mcchesney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Mcchesney in 1945 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

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