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Mcdonald Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhomhnuill, a patronymic from the personal name Domhnall, which is composed of the ancient Celtic elements domno- ‘world’ + val- ‘might’, ‘rule’.

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

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Mcdonald Family Origin

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Mcdonald Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcdonald family was Carpenter. The most common Mcdonald occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Mcdonald's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcdonald.

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Mcdonald Historical Records

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Mcdonald Life Expectancy

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