Mclaren Family History

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Mclaren Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Labhrainn ‘son of Labhrann’, Gaelic form of the personal name Lawrence.

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

Similar surnames: Mclarney, Mclarnon, Mccart, Mclagan, Mcaree, Mccarley, Mcatee, Mctyre

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Mclaren Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mclaren name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Mclaren Family Origin

Where is the Mclaren family from?

Mclaren Family Occupations

What did your Mclaren ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mclaren family was Agent. Tailor, Labourer and Mariner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mclaren. The most common Mclaren occupation in the UK was Tailor. 7% of Mclaren's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor

  • Labourer

  • Mariner

  • Agent


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

Mclaren Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 171,000 census records available for the last name Mclaren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mclaren 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 30,000 immigration records available for the last name Mclaren. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Mclaren. For the veterans among your Mclaren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mclaren Life Expectancy

What is the average Mclaren lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mclaren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mclaren in 1945 was 60, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mclaren

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mclaren 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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