Macdougall Family History

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Macdougall Name Meaning

Scottish: see McDougall.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Macdougal, Mcdougal, Mcdougald, Mcdougall, Mcdougle, Dougall

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Macdougall Family Origin

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Macdougall Family Occupations

What did your Macdougall ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Harness Maker, Professor Of Music and Sea Captain were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Macdougall. A less common occupation for the Macdougall family was Work In Clock Shop. The most common Macdougall occupation in the USA was Harness Maker. 25% of Macdougall's were Harness Makers.

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  • Harness Maker

  • Professor Of Music

  • Sea Captain

  • Work In Clock Shop


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Macdougall ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Macdougall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Macdougall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Macdougall census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Macdougall. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Macdougall. For the veterans among your Macdougall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Macdougall Life Expectancy

What is the average Macdougall lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Macdougall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1948. The average life expectancy for Macdougall in 1948 was 100, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Macdougall

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Macdougall ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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