Mcfaden Family History

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Mcfaden Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant spelling of McFadden.

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

Similar surnames: Mcfadin, Mcfadyen, Mcfayden, Mcfaddin, Mcaden, Macfadyen, Mcfadden

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Mcfaden Family Origin

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Mcfaden Family Occupations

What did your Mcfaden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcfaden family was Common Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcfaden. The most common Mcfaden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Mcfaden's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Common Laborer


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

Mcfaden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Mcfaden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcfaden 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 514 immigration records available for the last name Mcfaden. 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 803 military records available for the last name Mcfaden. For the veterans among your Mcfaden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcfaden Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcfaden lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Mcfaden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mcfaden in 1959 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcfaden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcfaden 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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