Macfarland Family History

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Macfarland Name Meaning

Northern Irish: see McFarland.

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


Similar surnames: Mcfarland, Mcparland, Mcfarlane, Farland, Mcfarlen, Mcpartland

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Macfarland Family Origin

Where is the Macfarland family from?

Macfarland Family Occupations

What did your Macfarland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Macfarland family was Brick Layer. Keeping House, Carpenter and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Macfarland. The most common Macfarland occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 20% of Macfarland's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Bookkeeper

    7%
  • Brick Layer

    7%

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

Macfarland Historical Records

What Macfarland family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Macfarland

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Macfarland. 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 Macfarland. For the veterans among your Macfarland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Macfarland Life Expectancy

What is the average Macfarland lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Macfarland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Macfarland in 1945 was 33, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Macfarland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Macfarland 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.

Famous Macfarland Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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