Mcneish Family History

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Mcneish Name Meaning

Irish: variant of McNeese.

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

Similar surnames: Mcnish, Minish, Mcneice, Mcnease, Mcnees, Mcneill, Neish, Minnis

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Mcneish Family Origin

Where is the Mcneish family from?

Mcneish Family Occupations

What did your Mcneish ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mcneish occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Mcneish's were Farmers. Farmer, At Home and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcneish. A less common occupation for the Mcneish family was Boiler Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • At Home

  • Baker

  • Boiler Maker


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

Mcneish Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Mcneish. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcneish 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcneish. 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 766 military records available for the last name Mcneish. For the veterans among your Mcneish ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcneish Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcneish lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mcneish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Mcneish in 1958 was 38, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcneish

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcneish 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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