Mcfarlen Family History

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Mcfarlen Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of McFarlane.

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

Similar surnames: Mcfarlin, Mcfarlain, Mcfarlan, Mcfarren, Mccarten, Mcfaden, Mcfarland

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Mcfarlen Family Origin

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Mcfarlen Family Occupations

What did your Mcfarlen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcfarlen family was Laborer On Farm. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcfarlen. The most common Mcfarlen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Mcfarlen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Laborer On Farm


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

Mcfarlen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcfarlen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcfarlen 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 274 immigration records available for the last name Mcfarlen. 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 304 military records available for the last name Mcfarlen. For the veterans among your Mcfarlen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcfarlen Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcfarlen lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Mcfarlen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Mcfarlen in 1964 was 73, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcfarlen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcfarlen 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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