Mcwherter Family History

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Mcwherter Name Meaning

Variant spelling of McWhirter.

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


Similar surnames: Mcwhorter, Mcquirter, Scherrer, Schertzer, Schearer, Chesher

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Mcwherter Family Origin

Where is the Mcwherter family from?

Mcwherter Family Occupations

What did your Mcwherter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcwherter family was Farming. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcwherter. The most common Mcwherter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 68% of Mcwherter's were Farmers.

View Census data for Mcwherter | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    68%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Mcwherter Historical Records

What Mcwherter family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Mcwherter Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcwherter lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Mcwherter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Mcwherter in 1955 was 82, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcwherter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcwherter 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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