Mawhinney Family History

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Mawhinney Name Meaning

Scottish (Galloway) and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Choinnich (Scottish), Mac Choinnigh (Irish), a patronymic from the byname Coinneach (see McKenzie and Kenneth). Northern Irish (Antrim): possibly an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Shuibhne (see McSweeney).

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


Similar surnames: Mcwhinney, Mckinney, Mewhinney, Mcelhinney, Mahoney, Mackinney

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Mawhinney Family Origin

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Mawhinney Family Occupations

What did your Mawhinney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mawhinney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Mawhinney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mawhinney family was Alderman. Farmer, Grocer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mawhinney.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Grocer

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Alderman

    4%

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

Mawhinney Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mawhinney Life Expectancy

What is the average Mawhinney lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Mawhinney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mawhinney in 1957 was 61, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mawhinney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mawhinney 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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