Mcshane Family History

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Mcshane Name Meaning

Northern Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Seáin ‘son of Seán’ (Irish form of John).

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


Similar surnames: Shane, Mchaney, Mcshan, Mcgrane, Mchale, Mckean, Mcglone, Mcclune

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Mcshane Family Origin

Where is the Mcshane family from?

Mcshane Family Occupations

What did your Mcshane ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcshane family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcshane. The most common Mcshane occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Mcshane's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    2%

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

Mcshane Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcshane. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcshane census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Mcshane

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mcshane. 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 Mcshane. For the veterans among your Mcshane ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcshane Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcshane lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Mcshane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1952. The average life expectancy for Mcshane in 1948 was 65, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcshane

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcshane 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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