History of your Surname
Get access to Mcfall family records.Start a free trial

Mcfall Family History

Mcfall Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Phàil (Scottish) and Mac Phóil (Irish), patronymics from Gaelic forms of the personal name Paul.

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


Similar surnames: Mccall, Mcgill, Mcfate, Mckell, Mcnall, Mackall, Mcnally, Mchale

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Mcfall family from?

You can see how Mcfall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcfall family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcfall families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 59 Mcfall families living in Lancashire. This was about 40% of all the recorded Mcfall's in the UK. Lancashire had the highest population of Mcfall families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcfall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcfall ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mcfall. 60% of Mcfall men worked as a General Labourer and 87% of Mcfall women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcfall were House Plasterer and Incapacitated.

View Census data for Mcfall | Data not to scale

*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
    60%
  • House Plasterer
    40%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    87%
  • Unpaid House Duty
    5%
  • Domestic Helper
    5%
  • Incapacitated
    5%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Mcfall family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Mcfall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcfall census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Mcfall

Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcfall. 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.

View all Mcfall immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Mcfall. For the veterans among your Mcfall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Mcfall military records

You've only scratched the surface of Mcfall family history.

Discover More

What is the average Mcfall lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Mcfall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mcfall in 1943 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcfall

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Mcfall family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial