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Mackintosh Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of McIntosh .

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


Similar surnames: Macintosh, Mcintosh, Mackinnon, Macintyre, Mackinney, Macintire

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Where is the Mackintosh family from?

You can see how Mackintosh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mackintosh family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mackintosh families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1840 there were 5 Mackintosh families living in Connecticut. This was about 42% of all the recorded Mackintosh's in USA. Connecticut had the highest population of Mackintosh families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mackintosh surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mackintosh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mackintosh. 25% of Mackintosh men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Mackintosh women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mackintosh were Clerk and Housewife. .

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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
    25%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Machinist
    9%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    18%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Typist
    9%
  • Housewife
    9%
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Census Records

There are 52,000 census records available for the last name Mackintosh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mackintosh census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Mackintosh. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Mackintosh. For the veterans among your Mackintosh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mackintosh lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mackintosh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mackintosh in 1945 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

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