Mckee Family History

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Mckee Name Meaning

Northern Irish and Scottish: variant of McKay.

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

Similar surnames: Mckey, Mckeen, Mcbee, Mcfee, Mckeag, Mctee, Mckie, Mcgee, Mckewen

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Mckee Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mckee name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mckee. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Mckee Family Origin

Where is the Mckee family from?

Mckee Family Occupations

What did your Mckee ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mckee occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Mckee's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mckee. A less common occupation for the Mckee family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Mckee Historical Records

What Mckee family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 259,000 census records available for the last name Mckee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mckee 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 28,000 immigration records available for the last name Mckee. 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 50,000 military records available for the last name Mckee. For the veterans among your Mckee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mckee Life Expectancy

What is the average Mckee lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mckee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mckee in 1941 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mckee

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mckee 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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