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Macintosh Family History

Macintosh Name Meaning

Scottish: see McIntosh.

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


Similar surnames: Mackintosh, Mcintosh, Macintire, Macinnis, Macinnes, Macintyre

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Where is the Macintosh family from?

You can see how Macintosh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Macintosh family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Macintosh families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1891 there were 97 Macintosh families living in London. This was about 22% of all the recorded Macintosh's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Macintosh families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Macintosh surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Macintosh 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 Macintosh. 34% of Macintosh men worked as a Police Constable and 75% of Macintosh women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Macintosh were Gardener (pool) and Shop Assistant. .

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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
    34%
  • Poultry Farmer
    23%
  • Retired Farmer
    23%
  • Gardener (pool)
    23%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%
  • Shop Assistant
    3%
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Census Records

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Macintosh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Macintosh 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 Macintosh. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Macintosh. For the veterans among your Macintosh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Macintosh lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Macintosh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Macintosh in 1947 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

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