Macphail Family History

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Macphail Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: see McPhail.

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


Similar surnames: Mcphail, Mcphaul, Macnair, Macneal, Macphee, Mackall, Macneil

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Macphail Family Origin

Where is the Macphail family from?

Macphail Family Occupations

What did your Macphail ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Macphail occupation in the UK was Crofter. 9% of Macphail's were Crofters. A less common occupation for the Macphail family was Shepherd. Crofter, Farmer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Macphail.

View Census data for Macphail | Data not to scale

  • Crofter

    9%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Fisherman

    5%
  • Shepherd

    5%

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

Macphail Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Macphail Life Expectancy

What is the average Macphail lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Macphail life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Macphail in 1951 was 52, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Macphail

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Macphail 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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