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Mccall Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish:: Anglicized form of Mac Cathail ‘son of Cathal’ a personal name meaning ‘powerful in battle’. See Cahill . more rarely an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cathmhaoil ‘son of Cathmhaol’ a personal name composed of the elements cath ‘battle’ + maol ‘chief’. See Cowell .

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


Similar surnames: Mcfall, Mcgill, Mcnally, Mccahill, Mccoll, Mccaw, Mackall, Mchale

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Where is the Mccall family from?

You can see how Mccall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccall families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 88 Mccall families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 19% of all the recorded Mccall's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Mccall families in 1840.
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What did your Mccall ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mccall. 18% of Mccall men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Mccall women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mccall were Truck Driver and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    3%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    7%
  • Maid
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
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Passenger Lists

There are 21,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccall. 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 Cards

There are 39,000 military records available for the last name Mccall. For the veterans among your Mccall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccall lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mccall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mccall in 1941 was 46, and 73 in 2004.

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