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Mclelland Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McClellan with excrescent -d due to English speakers' perception of Gaelic palatalized -n as -nd.

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


Similar surnames: Mcclelland, Mcleland, Mclellan, Clelland, Maclellan, Mcclellen

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Where is the Mclelland family from?

You can see how Mclelland families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mclelland family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mclelland families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1891 there were 95 Mclelland families living in Lancashire. This was about 52% of all the recorded Mclelland's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Mclelland families in 1891.
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What did your Mclelland ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Fireman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Mclelland. 100% of Mclelland men worked as a Fireman and 91% of Mclelland 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

  • Fireman
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    91%
  • Private Means
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Mclelland. 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 Mclelland. For the veterans among your Mclelland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mclelland lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Mclelland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Mclelland in 1954 was 55, and 69 in 2004.

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