Mcclelland Family History

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Mcclelland Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of McClellan, with excrescent -d due to the devoicing of palatalized -n in Gaelic.

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

Similar surnames: Mclelland, Mccasland, Mcclellan, Mcclellen, Mccausland, Mcleland

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Mcclelland Family Origin

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Mcclelland Family Occupations

What did your Mcclelland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcclelland. A less common occupation for the Mcclelland family was Keeping House. The most common Mcclelland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Mcclelland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Mcclelland Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mcclelland Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcclelland lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mcclelland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mcclelland in 1942 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcclelland

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