Mckain Family History

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Mckain Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of McKean.

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

Similar surnames: Mccain, Mckaig, Mclain, Mcmain, Mcwain, Mckane, Mcfadin, Mckeen

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Mckain Family Origin

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Mckain Family Occupations

What did your Mckain ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mckain occupation in the UK was Horse Shoeing Smith. 100% of Mckain's were Horse Shoeing Smiths.

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  • Horse Shoeing Smith


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

Mckain Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Mckain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mckain 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mckain. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Mckain. For the veterans among your Mckain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mckain Life Expectancy

What is the average Mckain lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mckain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Mckain in 1944 was 38, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mckain

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mckain 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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