Mclagan Family History

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Mclagan Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Adhagain ‘servant of Adocan’, a pet form of Adamnan.

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

Similar surnames: Mclean, Mclaren, Mccahan, Mcgahan, Mckean, Coogan, Coggan, Mccolgan

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Mclagan Family Origin

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Mclagan Family Occupations

What did your Mclagan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mclagan family was R.R. Clerk. Carpenter, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mclagan. The most common Mclagan occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 25% of Mclagan's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • R.R. Clerk


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

Mclagan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Mclagan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mclagan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mclagan. 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 577 military records available for the last name Mclagan. For the veterans among your Mclagan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mclagan Life Expectancy

What is the average Mclagan lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Mclagan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mclagan in 1956 was 51, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mclagan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mclagan 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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