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Mclaine Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of McLean .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Mclain, Mclane, Mcclaine, Mcclain, Mcclane, Laine, Mclin, Mckain

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Where is the Mclaine family from?

You can see how Mclaine families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mclaine family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mclaine families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Mclaine families living in Indiana. This was about 22% of all the recorded Mclaine's in USA. Indiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Mclaine families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mclaine surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mclaine ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mclaine. 50% of Mclaine men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Mclaine women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mclaine were Miner and Waitress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farm Laborer
    15%
  • Miner
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Waitress
    50%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Mclaine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mclaine census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 544 immigration records available for the last name Mclaine. 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 Cards

There are 741 military records available for the last name Mclaine. For the veterans among your Mclaine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mclaine lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mclaine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Mclaine in 1958 was 46, and 49 in 2004.

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