Mclane Family History

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Mclane Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of McLean.

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

Similar surnames: Mcclane, Mclaine, Mckane, Mcbane, Mccane, Mclaney, Mclain, Clyne

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Mclane Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mclane name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mclane. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Mclane Family Origin

Where is the Mclane family from?

Mclane Family Occupations

What did your Mclane ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mclane family was Carpenter. The most common Mclane occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Mclane's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mclane.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Mclane Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Mclane. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mclane 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Mclane. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Mclane. For the veterans among your Mclane ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mclane Life Expectancy

What is the average Mclane lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Mclane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Mclane in 1948 was 41, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mclane

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mclane 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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