Mccracken Family History

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Mccracken Name Meaning

Northern Irish and Scottish (Galloway): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Reachtain, Ulster variant of Mac Neachtain (see McNaughton), with the replacement of n by r in the cluster cn that is characteristic of Ulster Irish.

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

Similar surnames: Mccrackin, Maccracken, Mccraven, Mccraney, Mccadden, Mcmackin

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Mccracken Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mccracken name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Mccracken Family Origin

Where is the Mccracken family from?

Mccracken Family Occupations

What did your Mccracken ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mccracken. A less common occupation for the Mccracken family was Farming. The most common Mccracken occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Mccracken's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Mccracken Historical Records

What Mccracken family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 98,000 census records available for the last name Mccracken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccracken 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccracken. 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 19,000 military records available for the last name Mccracken. For the veterans among your Mccracken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mccracken Life Expectancy

What is the average Mccracken lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mccracken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mccracken in 1940 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mccracken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mccracken 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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