Mcniel Family History

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Mcniel Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant spelling of McNeil.

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

Similar surnames: Mcneel, Mcneill, Mcneal, Mcnish, Daniel, Mctier, Mcdoniel, Niel

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Mcniel Family Origin

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Mcniel Family Occupations

What did your Mcniel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mcniel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Mcniel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcniel. A less common occupation for the Mcniel family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Mcniel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Mcniel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcniel 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcniel. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Mcniel. For the veterans among your Mcniel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcniel Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcniel lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Mcniel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Mcniel in 1947 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcniel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcniel 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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