Mckenna Family History

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Mckenna Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cionaodha or Mac Cionaoith ‘son of Cionaodh’ (see McKinney 1).

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


Similar surnames: Mclennan, Mckean, Mckennon, Mcmunn, Mckanna, Mcminn, Mcvean, Mckenny

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Mckenna Family Origin

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Mckenna Family Occupations

What did your Mckenna ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mckenna. 6% of Mckenna men worked as a General Labourer and 48% of Mckenna women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mckenna were Dock Labourer and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    6%
  • Builders Labourer
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    2%
  • Dock Labourer
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    48%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Domestic Servant
    2%

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

Mckenna Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 196,000 census records available for the last name Mckenna. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mckenna 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 49,000 immigration records available for the last name Mckenna. 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 35,000 military records available for the last name Mckenna. For the veterans among your Mckenna ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mckenna Life Expectancy

What is the average Mckenna lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mckenna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1945. The average life expectancy for Mckenna in 1944 was 33, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mckenna

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