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Mckeown Name Meaning

Irish (northern) and Scottish: variant of McEwen

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


Similar surnames: Mckeon, Mckown, Mckewen, Mckeone, Mckowen, Mcgown, Mckeen, Mcquown

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Where is the Mckeown family from?

You can see how Mckeown families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mckeown family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mckeown families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 20 Mckeown families living in South Carolina. This was about 54% of all the recorded Mckeown's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Mckeown families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mckeown surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mckeown ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mckeown. 17% of Mckeown men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Mckeown women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mckeown were Truck Driver 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

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Secretary
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Teacher
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Mckeown. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Mckeown. For the veterans among your Mckeown ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mckeown lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mckeown life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mckeown in 1944 was 26, and 72 in 2004.

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