Mckesson Family History

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Mckesson Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cessáin ‘son of Cessán’, a personal name derived from cess ‘wickerwork’, probably applied in the sense ‘thick or matted hair’.

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

Similar surnames: Mckennon, Mckinnon, Kessen, Mcglasson, Mckean, Mckethan, Kelson

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Mckesson Family Origin

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Mckesson Family Occupations

What did your Mckesson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mckesson. A less common occupation for the Mckesson family was Laborer. The most common Mckesson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Mckesson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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Mckesson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mckesson Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mckesson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Mckesson in 1958 was 50, and 88 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mckesson 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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