Mcshan Family History

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Mcshan Name Meaning

Variant of northern Irish and Scottish McShane.

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

Similar surnames: Mcshane, Shan, Mchan, Mcghan, Mcbean, Mcswain, Cohan, Mccan, Mcgahan

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Mcshan Family Origin

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Mcshan Family Occupations

What did your Mcshan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcshan family was Domestic Servant. The most common Mcshan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Mcshan's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcshan.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Butcher

  • Domestic Servant


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

Mcshan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcshan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcshan 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 261 immigration records available for the last name Mcshan. 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 674 military records available for the last name Mcshan. For the veterans among your Mcshan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcshan Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcshan lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Mcshan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Mcshan in 1959 was 32, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcshan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcshan 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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