Mckiernan Family History

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Mckiernan Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Thighearnáin, a patronymic from a lenited diminutive of the personal name Tighearna ‘lord’, ‘master’ (Old Irish tigern). Compare Tiernan.

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


Similar surnames: Mctiernan, Kiernan, Mckennon, Tiernan, Mckeegan, Mclennan, Mckeehan

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Mckiernan Family Origin

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Mckiernan Family Occupations

What did your Mckiernan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mckiernan. A less common occupation for the Mckiernan family was Carpenter. The most common Mckiernan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Mckiernan's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Mckiernan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mckiernan Life Expectancy

What is the average Mckiernan lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mckiernan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mckiernan in 1942 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mckiernan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mckiernan 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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