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Mcchesney Surname Meaning

Scottish (Galloway) and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac (an) tSasanaigh ‘son of the Saxon (i.e. the Englishman)’. The spelling seems to represent Mac Shasanaigh to be pronounced originally as McHasney rather than the English spelling ch.

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


Similar surnames: Mccartney, Mccaskey, Mccoskey, Mcweeney, Mccarney, Mccloskey

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Where is the Mcchesney family from?

You can see how Mcchesney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcchesney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcchesney families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 17 Mcchesney families living in Lancashire. This was about 46% of all the recorded Mcchesney's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Mcchesney families in 1891.
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What did your Mcchesney ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Mcchesney. 75% of Mcchesney women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    13%
  • Housewife
    13%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Mcchesney lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mcchesney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Mcchesney in 1945 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

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