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Mcnee Family History

Mcnee Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Niadh ‘son of Nia’, a byname meaning ‘champion’.

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


Similar surnames: Mcgee, Mcnay, Nee, Mcbee, Mcafee, Mcphee, Mcaree, Mee, Magee, Mcatee

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Where is the Mcnee family from?

You can see how Mcnee families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcnee family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcnee families were found in and Scotland in 1841and Scotland in 1851and Scotland in 1861and Scotland in 1871and Scotland in 1881and Scotland in 1891and Scotland in 1901. In 1891 there were 79 Mcnee families living in Lancashire. This was about 58% of all the recorded Mcnee's in the UK. Lancashire had the highest population of Mcnee families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcnee surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcnee 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 Mcnee. 60% of Mcnee men worked as a General Labourer and 88% of Mcnee women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcnee were Unpaid Domestic Duties and Housekeeper.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    60%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    88%
  • Unpaid Household Duties
    4%
  • Mission Worker
    4%
  • Housekeeper
    4%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Mcnee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcnee census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcnee. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mcnee. For the veterans among your Mcnee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcnee lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mcnee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Mcnee in 1962 was 79, and 79 in 2004.

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