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Mcqueen Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Shuibhne ‘son of Suibhne’ a byname meaning ‘pleasant’. Compare McSweeney . Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Shuain a Gaelic patronymic based on Old Norse sveinn ‘boy servant’ which was also used as a personal name (see Swain ). This is given as the origin of the McQueen or McSwan family of Skye although the spellings are hard to distinguish. Compare Whan . Americanized form of French Moquin .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mcquain, Mcbreen, Mcqueeney, Mclaren, Mcafee, Mulqueen, Mcquinn

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Where is the Mcqueen family from?

You can see how Mcqueen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcqueen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcqueen families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1891 there were 132 Mcqueen families living in London. This was about 20% of all the recorded Mcqueen's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Mcqueen families in 1891.
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What did your Mcqueen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Mcqueen. 29% of Mcqueen men worked as a General Labourer and 74% of Mcqueen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcqueen were Bank Clerk and Housewife. .

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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
  • House Painter
  • Shop Assistant
  • Bank Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated
  • Housewife
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 40,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcqueen. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Mcqueen. For the veterans among your Mcqueen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcqueen lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mcqueen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Mcqueen in 1940 was 45, and 70 in 2004.

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