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Mcbrien Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Briain ‘son of Brian’ (see Bryan) or of Mac Broin, Mac Brain ‘son of Bran’, a personal name meaning ‘raven’.

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


Similar surnames: Mcbreen, O'brien, Mcbride, Mccoin, Mclaren, Mcbain, Mcqueen, Morken

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Mcbrien Family Origin

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Mcbrien Family Occupations

What did your Mcbrien ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcbrien family was Compositor. Farmer, Carpenter and Carriage Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcbrien. The most common Mcbrien occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Mcbrien's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Carriage Painter

    6%
  • Compositor

    6%

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

Mcbrien Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mcbrien Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcbrien lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Mcbrien life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Mcbrien in 1955 was 43, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcbrien

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcbrien 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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