Mcdonnell Family History

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Mcdonnell Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhomhnuill, a patronymic from the personal name Domhnall (see McDonald).

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


Similar surnames: Mcconnell, Mcdowell, O'donnell, Mcdonald, Mckinnell, O'connell

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Mcdonnell Family Origin

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Mcdonnell Family Occupations

What did your Mcdonnell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mcdonnell. 14% of Mcdonnell men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Mcdonnell women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcdonnell were Farmer and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Farmer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Secretary
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mcdonnell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 125,000 census records available for the last name Mcdonnell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcdonnell 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 33,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcdonnell. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Mcdonnell. For the veterans among your Mcdonnell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcdonnell Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcdonnell lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mcdonnell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mcdonnell in 1941 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

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