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Mckenna Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cionaodha or Mac Cionaoith ‘son of Cionaodh’ (see McKinney 1).

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


Similar surnames: Mclennan, Mckean, Mckennon, Mcmunn, Mckanna, Mcminn, Mcvean, Mckenny

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Mckenna Family Origin

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Mckenna Family Occupations

What did your Mckenna ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mckenna family was Carpenter. The most common Mckenna occupation in the USA was Laborer. 15% of Mckenna's were Laborers. Laborer, Keeping House and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mckenna.

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  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Mckenna Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mckenna Life Expectancy

What is the average Mckenna lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mckenna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1945. The average life expectancy for Mckenna in 1944 was 33, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mckenna

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mckenna 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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