Mclaughlin Family History

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Mclaughlin Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Lochlainn ‘son of the Scandinavian’, a patronymic from the personal name Lochlann (see Laughlin).

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


Similar surnames: Laughlin, O'laughlin, Mcglaughlin, Mcnaughton, Mccaughan, O'loughlin

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Mclaughlin Family Origin

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Mclaughlin Family Occupations

What did your Mclaughlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mclaughlin. The most common Mclaughlin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Mclaughlin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mclaughlin family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Mclaughlin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mclaughlin Life Expectancy

What is the average Mclaughlin lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mclaughlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Mclaughlin in 1940 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mclaughlin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mclaughlin 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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