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

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Mcpherson Family Origin

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Mcpherson Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

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

Source: Census data for Mcpherson | Data not to scale

Mcpherson Historical Records

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Mcpherson Life Expectancy

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