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Mcdougal Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of McDougall .

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


Similar surnames: Mcdougald, Macdougal, Mcdougle, Dougal, Mcdougall, Macdougall, Dougan

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Where is the Mcdougal family from?

You can see how Mcdougal families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcdougal family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcdougal families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1891 there were 125 Mcdougal families living in Northumberland. This was about 43% of all the recorded Mcdougal's in United Kingdom. Northumberland had the highest population of Mcdougal families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcdougal surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcdougal 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 Mcdougal. 100% of Mcdougal men worked as a General Labourer and 82% of Mcdougal 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    82%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    8%
  • Private Means
    6%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
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Census Records

There are 51,000 census records available for the last name Mcdougal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcdougal 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcdougal. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Mcdougal. For the veterans among your Mcdougal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcdougal lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mcdougal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Mcdougal in 1941 was 40, and 72 in 2004.

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