Mcpherson Family History

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Mcpherson Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Phearsain ‘son of the parson’ (see Parsons). This is the surname of various ecclesiastical families in Aberdeenshire and Argyll; it is also established in northern Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Mckesson, Patterson, Mccarron, Mcphearson, Pherson, Macpherson

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Mcpherson Family Origin

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Mcpherson Family Occupations

What did your Mcpherson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mcpherson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Mcpherson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mcpherson family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcpherson.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

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Mcpherson Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Mcpherson ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Mcpherson Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Mcpherson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mcpherson in 1943 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

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