Mcfarlane Family History

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Mcfarlane Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Pharthaláin, a patronymic from the personal name Parthalán, which is most probably from Latin Bartholomaeus (see Bartholomew).

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


Similar surnames: Mccartan, Mclaren, Mcfarland, Mcfate, Mcardle, Mcgrane, Mcgahan

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Mcfarlane Family Origin

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Mcfarlane Family Occupations

What did your Mcfarlane ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcfarlane family was Machinist. Farmer, Keeping House and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcfarlane. The most common Mcfarlane occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Mcfarlane's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Machinist

    4%

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

Mcfarlane Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcfarlane. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcfarlane 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Mcfarlane. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mcfarlane. For the veterans among your Mcfarlane ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcfarlane Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcfarlane lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Mcfarlane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mcfarlane in 1953 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcfarlane

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcfarlane 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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