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Mccartan Family History

Mccartan Name Meaning

Irish (northern): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Artáin ‘son of Artán’ a diminutive of the personal name Art ‘bear’. This is a chieftain family in County Down.

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


Similar surnames: Mccart, Mccarthy, Mccartney, Mccargar, Mccarter, Mccarron, Mcgahan

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Where is the Mccartan family from?

You can see how Mccartan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccartan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccartan families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Mccartan family living in Rhode Island. This was 100% of all the recorded Mccartan's in USA. Rhode Island had the highest population of Mccartan families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mccartan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mccartan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Trained Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mccartan. 30% of Mccartan men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Mccartan women worked as a Trained Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mccartan were Machinist and Bookkeeper. .

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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
    30%
  • Clerk
    18%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Machinist
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Trained Nurse
    43%
  • Nurse
    29%
  • Bookkeeper
    29%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccartan. 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 764 military records available for the last name Mccartan. For the veterans among your Mccartan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccartan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mccartan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Mccartan in 1962 was 56, and 71 in 2004.

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