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Mcgannon Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Fhionnáin ‘son of Fionnán’. This name from a diminutive of fionn ‘white fair’ was borne by several early Irish saints. Compare McLennan .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Gannon, Mckennon, Mccannon, Mclennan, Cannon, Mckinnon, Mclarnon

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Where is the Mcgannon family from?

You can see how Mcgannon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcgannon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcgannon families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 6 Mcgannon families living in Indiana. This was about 67% of all the recorded Mcgannon's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Mcgannon families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcgannon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcgannon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mcgannon. 24% of Mcgannon men worked as a Salesman and 24% of Mcgannon women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcgannon were Machinist and Bookkeeper. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    24%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Engineer
    12%
  • Machinist
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    24%
  • New Worker
    24%
  • Teacher
    18%
  • Bookkeeper
    12%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcgannon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgannon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 528 immigration records available for the last name Mcgannon. 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 Cards

There are 584 military records available for the last name Mcgannon. For the veterans among your Mcgannon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcgannon lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgannon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mcgannon in 1962 was 80, and 86 in 2004.

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