Mckiernan Family History

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Mckiernan Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Thighearnáin, a patronymic from a lenited diminutive of the personal name Tighearna ‘lord’, ‘master’ (Old Irish tigern). Compare Tiernan.

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


Similar surnames: Mctiernan, Kiernan, Mckennon, Tiernan, Mckeegan, Mclennan, Mckeehan

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Mckiernan Family Origin

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Mckiernan Family Occupations

What did your Mckiernan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mckiernan. 6% of Mckiernan men worked as a Builders Labourer and 34% of Mckiernan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mckiernan were Boiler Stoker D C M H and Cotton Weaver

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    6%
  • Aircraft Engine Works Chip Buye
    2%
  • Blastfurnaceman Heavy Work
    2%
  • Boiler Stoker D C M H
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%
  • Dressmaker
    5%
  • Barmaid
    4%
  • Cotton Weaver
    4%

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

Mckiernan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Mckiernan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mckiernan 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 Mckiernan. 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 Mckiernan. For the veterans among your Mckiernan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mckiernan Life Expectancy

What is the average Mckiernan lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mckiernan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mckiernan in 1942 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mckiernan

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