Mcarthur Family History

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Mcarthur Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Artair, a patronymic from the Gaelic form of the personal name Arthur.

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

Similar surnames: Arthur, Mccarter, Mcgregor, Macarthur, Mccarthy, Mcateer, Mccartan

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Mcarthur Family Origin

Where is the Mcarthur family from?

Mcarthur Family Occupations

What did your Mcarthur ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcarthur. A less common occupation for the Mcarthur family was Farming. The most common Mcarthur occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Mcarthur's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Mcarthur Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Mcarthur Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcarthur lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mcarthur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mcarthur in 1945 was 33, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcarthur

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcarthur 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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