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Mcneil Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Néill, a patronymic from the personal name Niall (genitive Néill), thought to mean ‘champion’ (see Neill). In Scotland MacNeills are associated with Barra and Gigha in the Hebrides; some of them went to Antrim and Derry in Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Mcnelis, Mcnair, Mcnee, Mckell, Mcneely, Mcnevin, Mckim, Mcnall

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Mcneil Family Origin

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Mcneil Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

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Mcneil Historical Records

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Mcneil Life Expectancy

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