Mccahan Family History

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Mccahan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eacháin (see McCaughan).

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

Similar surnames: Mccahon, Mcgahan, Mccaughan, Mccrohan, Mcgaha, Mcmahon, Mccann

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Mccahan Family Origin

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Mccahan Family Occupations

What did your Mccahan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mccahan family was Attorney. The most common Mccahan occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 25% of Mccahan's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Farmer and Agt. Tomb Stones were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mccahan.

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  • Keeping House

  • Farmer

  • Agt. Tomb Stones

  • Attorney


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Mccahan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mccahan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccahan 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 362 immigration records available for the last name Mccahan. 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 661 military records available for the last name Mccahan. For the veterans among your Mccahan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mccahan Life Expectancy

What is the average Mccahan lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mccahan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mccahan in 1958 was 56, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mccahan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mccahan 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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