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Mcpherson Family History

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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282,010 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
39,500 Military Records
40,102 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Mcpherson Families

  • Number of Mcpherson families
     73 - 144
     25 - 72
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Mcpherson families
     903 - 1,804
     302 - 902
     1 - 301
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mcpherson Family Origin

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Mcpherson Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Mcpherson Emigration Information (AU)

from the Australian Convict Transportation Registers 1787-1868

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Mcpherson Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

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Military Service by Mcpherson

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