Mcquiston Family History

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Mcquiston Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Uisdein (see McCutcheon).

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

Similar surnames: Mcquistion, Mcquillan, Mcquilkin, Mcquitty, Mcgilton, Mcquinn

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Mcquiston Family Origin

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Mcquiston Family Occupations

What did your Mcquiston ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcquiston. A less common occupation for the Mcquiston family was Keeping House. The most common Mcquiston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Mcquiston's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Mcquiston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcquiston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcquiston 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Mcquiston. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mcquiston. For the veterans among your Mcquiston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcquiston Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcquiston lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mcquiston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mcquiston in 1951 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcquiston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcquiston 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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