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Macdougall Family History

Macdougall Name Meaning

Scottish: see McDougall.

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


Similar surnames: Macdougal, Mcdougal, Mcdougald, Mcdougall, Mcdougle, Dougall

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Where is the Macdougall family from?

You can see how Macdougall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Macdougall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Macdougall families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1891 there were 30 Macdougall families living in London. This was about 25% of all the recorded Macdougall's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Macdougall families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Macdougall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Macdougall ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Police Constable and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Macdougall. 50% of Macdougall men worked as a Police Constable and 81% of Macdougall women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Macdougall were Student 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

  • Police Constable
    50%
  • Student
    50%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    81%
  • Private Means
    8%
  • Housewife
    5%
  • Housekeeper
    3%
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Census Records

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Macdougall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Macdougall 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Macdougall. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Macdougall. For the veterans among your Macdougall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Macdougall lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Macdougall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1948. The average life expectancy for Macdougall in 1948 was 100, and 79 in 2004.

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