Mcfarlain Family History

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Mcfarlain Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of McFarlane.

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

Similar surnames: Mcfarlin, Mcfarlen, Mcfarlan, Mcfarland, Mcfarlane, Mcfadin, Mcferran

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Mcfarlain Family Origin

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Mcfarlain Family Occupations

What did your Mcfarlain ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mcfarlain occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Mcfarlain's were Laborers. Laborer and Works In S. Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mcfarlain.

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  • Laborer

  • Works In S. Mill


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Mcfarlain Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mcfarlain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcfarlain 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 276 immigration records available for the last name Mcfarlain. 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 164 military records available for the last name Mcfarlain. For the veterans among your Mcfarlain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcfarlain Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcfarlain lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mcfarlain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Mcfarlain in 1951 was 45, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcfarlain

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