Macknight Family History

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Macknight Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: see McKnight.

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


Similar surnames: Mcknight, Mcnaught, Mcright, Mccreight, Knight, Mccright, Mckaig

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Macknight Family Origin

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Macknight Family Occupations

What did your Macknight ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Macknight occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Macknight's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Longshoreman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Macknight. A less common occupation for the Macknight family was Oysterman & Sailor.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Longshoreman

    14%
  • Oysterman & Sailor

    14%

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

Macknight Historical Records

What Macknight family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Macknight. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Macknight 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 Macknight

Passenger List

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

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Macknight Life Expectancy

What is the average Macknight lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Macknight life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Macknight in 1956 was 52, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Macknight

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Macknight 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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