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Mcbain Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac a’ Ghille Bhàin ‘son of the pale or white-haired lad’, in some cases a descriptive nickname for an albino. variant of McBean.

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


Similar surnames: Cain, Mccoin, Mcquain, Mccann, Mccaig, Mcnair, Mcbrien, Mcbean

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Mcbain Family Origin

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Mcbain Family Occupations

What did your Mcbain ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcbain family was Farming. The most common Mcbain occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Mcbain's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcbain.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Mcbain Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mcbain Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcbain lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mcbain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Mcbain in 1945 was 31, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcbain

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcbain 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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