Macken Family History

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Macken Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maicín, Ó Macáin, or Mac Maicín (see Mackin). Dutch: variant of Mack 2.

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

Similar surnames: Mackin, Mackey, Mackel, Macke, Mackes, Mckean, Morken, Makin, Mickel

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Macken Family Origin

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Macken Family Occupations

What did your Macken ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Macken family was Assureance Agent. The most common Macken occupation in the UK was Labourer. 13% of Macken's were Labourers. Labourer, Shoemaker and Annuitant From Dockyard were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Macken.

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  • Labourer

  • Shoemaker

  • Annuitant From Dockyard

  • Assureance Agent


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

Macken Historical Records

What Macken family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Macken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Macken census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Macken

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Macken. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Macken. For the veterans among your Macken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Macken Life Expectancy

What is the average Macken lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Macken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Macken in 1949 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Macken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Macken 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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