Mclaney Family History

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Mclaney Name Meaning

Irish: probably a variant of McElhinney.

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

Similar surnames: Malaney, Mclane, Mcraney, Mcnaney, Mceleney, Mcelhaney, Laney

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Mclaney Family Origin

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Mclaney Family Occupations

What did your Mclaney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mclaney occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 14% of Mclaney's were Clerk In Stores. A less common occupation for the Mclaney family was Laborer. Clerk In Store, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mclaney.

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  • Clerk In Store

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Mclaney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mclaney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mclaney 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 358 immigration records available for the last name Mclaney. 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 522 military records available for the last name Mclaney. For the veterans among your Mclaney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mclaney Life Expectancy

What is the average Mclaney lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Mclaney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Mclaney in 1960 was 71, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mclaney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mclaney 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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