Mcdaniel Family History

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Mcdaniel Name Meaning

Altered form of Irish McDonnell ‘son of Donal’, from an incorrect association of the Gaelic patronymic with the personal name Daniel.

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

Similar surnames: Mcdoniel, Daniel, Mcdaniels, Mcdannel, Mcdonnell, Mcdanel, Mcdaris

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Mcdaniel Family Origin

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Mcdaniel Family Occupations

What did your Mcdaniel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcdaniel. The most common Mcdaniel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Mcdaniel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mcdaniel family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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Mcdaniel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 233,000 census records available for the last name Mcdaniel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcdaniel 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcdaniel. 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 65,000 military records available for the last name Mcdaniel. For the veterans among your Mcdaniel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcdaniel Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcdaniel lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mcdaniel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mcdaniel in 1940 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

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