Macfarlane Family History

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Macfarlane Name Meaning

Scottish: see McFarlane.

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


Similar surnames: Mcfarlan, Mcfarlane, Mcfarlain, Mcfarlin, Mcfarling, Mcfarlen

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Macfarlane Family Origin

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Macfarlane Family Occupations

What did your Macfarlane ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Lawyer, Silk Manufacturer and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Macfarlane. A less common occupation for the Macfarlane family was Carpenter. The most common Macfarlane occupation in the USA was Lawyer. 12% of Macfarlane's were Lawyers.

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  • Lawyer

    12%
  • Silk Manufacturer

    12%
  • Book Keeper

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Macfarlane Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Macfarlane. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Macfarlane 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 Macfarlane. 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 Macfarlane. For the veterans among your Macfarlane ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Macfarlane Life Expectancy

What is the average Macfarlane lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Macfarlane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Macfarlane in 1943 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Macfarlane

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Macfarlane 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 Macfarlane Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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