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Mckernan Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mckernan name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mckernan. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Mckernan Family Origin

Where is the Mckernan family from?

Mckernan Family Occupations

What did your Mckernan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, General Laborer and Seagoing Engineer (Man) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mckernan. The most common Mckernan occupation in the UK was General Laborer. 50% of Mckernan's were General Laborers.

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  • General Laborer

  • Seagoing Engineer (Man)


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

Mckernan Historical Records

What Mckernan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Mckernan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mckernan 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mckernan. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Mckernan. For the veterans among your Mckernan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mckernan Life Expectancy

What is the average Mckernan lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mckernan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Mckernan in 1943 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mckernan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mckernan 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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