Mckenzie Family History

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Mckenzie Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinnich, patronymic from the personal name Coinneach meaning ‘comely’. Compare Menzies.

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

Similar surnames: Mckennon, Mckechnie, Mcenroe, Mcinnis, Mckinney, Mckenna, Benzie

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Mckenzie Family Origin

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Mckenzie Family Occupations

What did your Mckenzie ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mckenzie. A less common occupation for the Mckenzie family was Carpenter. The most common Mckenzie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Mckenzie's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Mckenzie Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mckenzie Life Expectancy

What is the average Mckenzie lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mckenzie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mckenzie in 1940 was 25, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mckenzie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mckenzie 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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