Mcwhite Family History

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Mcwhite Name Meaning

Irish: partly translated Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Faoitigh, a patronymic from a Gaelic form of English White.

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


Similar surnames: White, Mcwhirter, Mcfate, Mcshane, Mchale, Mcwhinney, Mciver, Mcswain

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Mcwhite Family Origin

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Mcwhite Family Occupations

What did your Mcwhite ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcwhite family was Housekeeping. The most common Mcwhite occupation in the USA was Farming. 57% of Mcwhite's were Farmings. Farming, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcwhite.

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  • Farming

    57%
  • Farmer

    21%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Housekeeping

    7%

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

Mcwhite Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mcwhite Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcwhite lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mcwhite life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Mcwhite in 1943 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcwhite

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcwhite 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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