Mccartan Family History

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Mccartan Name Meaning

Northern Irish: 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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Mccartan Family Origin

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Mccartan Family Occupations

What did your Mccartan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mccartan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Mccartan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mccartan family was Rr Watchman. Farmer, Boarding House and Lightenage were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mccartan.

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  • Farmer

  • Boarding House

  • Lightenage

  • Rr Watchman


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Mccartan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Mccartan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccartan 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 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 Card

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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Mccartan Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mccartan

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