Mcquain Family History

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Mcquain Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cuáin ‘son of Cuán’, a personal name or byname formed from a diminutive of cú ‘hound’. Compare Coyne.

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


Similar surnames: Mcquaid, Mcquaig, Mcqueen, Mcswain, Quain, Mcelwain, Mcquinn, Mcbain

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Mcquain Family Origin

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Mcquain Family Occupations

What did your Mcquain ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mcquain. 28% of Mcquain men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Mcquain women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcquain were Machinist and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Operator
    12%
  • Machinist
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    34%
  • Stenographer
    23%
  • Operator
    23%
  • Housekeeper
    23%

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

Mcquain Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mcquain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcquain 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 177 immigration records available for the last name Mcquain. 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 648 military records available for the last name Mcquain. For the veterans among your Mcquain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcquain Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcquain lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mcquain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Mcquain in 1958 was 37, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcquain

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcquain 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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