Mcferrin Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Mcferrin Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fearáin ‘son of Fearán’, a personal name from a diminutive of fear ‘man’. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Mhearáin ‘son of Mearán’, a personal name derived from mear ‘swift’.

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

Similar surnames: Mccarron, Mcgurrin, Corrin, Mcmeekin, Mcmartin, Merlin, Mcmorran

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Mcferrin Family Origin

Where is the Mcferrin family from?

Mcferrin Family Occupations

What did your Mcferrin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mcferrin. 22% of Mcferrin men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Mcferrin women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcferrin were Truck Driver and Helper

View Census data for Mcferrin | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Maid
  • Saleslady
  • Helper

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

Mcferrin Historical Records

What Mcferrin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Mcferrin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcferrin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Mcferrin

Passenger List

There are 120 immigration records available for the last name Mcferrin. 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.

View all Mcferrin immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mcferrin. For the veterans among your Mcferrin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Mcferrin military records

You've only scratched the surface of Mcferrin family history.

Mcferrin Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcferrin lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mcferrin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mcferrin in 1943 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcferrin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcferrin 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.

Famous Mcferrin Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name