Mcclinton Family History

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Mcclinton Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicization of Gaelic Mac Gille Fhionntain (Scottish), Mac Giolla Fhionntáin (Irish) ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Fintán’, a personal name derived from a pet form of fionn ‘white’, or Fintan, an older name composed of the elements find ‘white’ + senos ‘old’ .

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

Similar surnames: Mcclintock, Mcclarnon, Mccrimmon, Mclinden, Mcgilton, Mckinnon

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Mcclinton Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mcclinton name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mcclinton. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Benin/Togo


  • Mali


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Mcclinton Family Origin

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Mcclinton Family Occupations

What did your Mcclinton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcclinton. A less common occupation for the Mcclinton family was Farming. The most common Mcclinton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Mcclinton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Mcclinton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Mcclinton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcclinton 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 817 immigration records available for the last name Mcclinton. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Mcclinton. For the veterans among your Mcclinton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcclinton Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcclinton lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Mcclinton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Mcclinton in 1952 was 52, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcclinton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcclinton ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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