Mcmahon Family History

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Mcmahon Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Mathghamhna, a patronymic from the byname Mathghamhain meaning ‘good calf’. This was the name of two (unrelated) chieftain families in counties Clare and Monaghan. In northern Ireland it is sometimes Anglicized as Matthews, since Matha was the Irish form of the Biblical name.

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

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Mcmahon Family Origin

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Mcmahon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    1%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcmahon family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcmahon. The most common Mcmahon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Mcmahon's were Farmers.

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Mcmahon Life Expectancy

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