Mcferrin Family History

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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

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Mcferrin Family Origin

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Mcferrin Family Occupations

What did your Mcferrin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcferrin family was Butcher. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcferrin. The most common Mcferrin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Mcferrin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Butcher

    4%

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

Mcferrin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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.

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Passenger List

There are 642 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.

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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.

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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.

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