Mckinnon Family History

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Mckinnon Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhionghuin, a patronymic from a Gaelic personal name meaning ‘fair born’ or ‘fair son’. It is also translated as Love, and has been taken as being from Gaelic Mac Ionmhuinn ‘son of the beloved one’.

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


Similar surnames: Mckennon, Mckinney, Mcgannon, Mcconnon, Cannon, Mcgilton, Mcinnis

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Mckinnon Family Origin

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Mckinnon Family Occupations

What did your Mckinnon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mckinnon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Mckinnon's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mckinnon. A less common occupation for the Mckinnon family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Mckinnon Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mckinnon Life Expectancy

What is the average Mckinnon lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mckinnon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mckinnon in 1945 was 35, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mckinnon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mckinnon 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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