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Mcintosh Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Toisich ‘son of the chief’. In the US this surname is also established among African Americans. Compare Mackintosh .

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


Similar surnames: Mcindoe, Mcintyre, Mccosh, Mcinroy, Mcinnis, Macintosh, Mantooth

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Where is the Mcintosh family from?

You can see how Mcintosh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcintosh family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcintosh families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1891 there were 158 Mcintosh families living in London. This was about 21% of all the recorded Mcintosh's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Mcintosh families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcintosh surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcintosh 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 Mcintosh. 14% of Mcintosh men worked as a General Labourer and 74% of Mcintosh women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcintosh were Medical Practitioner and Domestic Servant. .

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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
    14%
  • Retired
    6%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Medical Practitioner
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Domestic Servant
    2%
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Census Records

There are 350,000 census records available for the last name Mcintosh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcintosh 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 50,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcintosh. 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 47,000 military records available for the last name Mcintosh. For the veterans among your Mcintosh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcintosh lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mcintosh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mcintosh in 1942 was 57, and 71 in 2004.

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