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Mccracken Name Meaning

Irish (northern) and Scottish (Galloway): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Reachtain a variant of Mac Neachtain (see McNaughton ) with the replacement of n by r in the cluster cn that is characteristic of Ulster Irish and Scottish Gaelic. The -ck- in the spelling here is a result of the Scottish Gaelic pronunciation of cht.

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


Similar surnames: Mccrackin, Maccracken, Mccraven, Mccraney, Mccadden, Mcmackin

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Where is the Mccracken family from?

You can see how Mccracken families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccracken family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccracken families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 138 Mccracken families living in Lancashire. This was about 56% of all the recorded Mccracken's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Mccracken families in 1891.
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What did your Mccracken ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Mccracken. 37% of Mccracken men worked as a General Labourer and 90% of Mccracken women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mccracken were Bus Conductor and Machinist For Childrens Costume. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    37%
  • Chartered Accountant
    10%
  • Private Means
    10%
  • Bus Conductor
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    90%
  • Private Means
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Machinist For Childrens Costume
    2%
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Census Records

There are 98,000 census records available for the last name Mccracken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccracken census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccracken. 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 Cards

There are 19,000 military records available for the last name Mccracken. For the veterans among your Mccracken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccracken lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mccracken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mccracken in 1940 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

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