Mcclenahan Family History

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Mcclenahan Name Meaning

Irish (mainly Counties Derry and Antrim): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Leanacháin ‘son of Leanachán’, a personal name derived from leanach, which MacLysaght translates as ‘possessing mantles’ (from leann ‘mantle’, ‘cloak’). Scottish: variant of McClanahan.

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


Similar surnames: Mcclanahan, Lenahan, Mcclenathan, Mcgranahan, Mclennan, Mcclellan

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Mcclenahan Family Origin

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Mcclenahan Family Occupations

What did your Mcclenahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mcclenahan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Mcclenahan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mcclenahan family was Cook. Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcclenahan.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Farming

    17%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Cook

    3%

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Mcclenahan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mcclenahan Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Mcclenahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Mcclenahan in 1954 was 52, and 85 in 2004.

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