Origins of the McCandless surname

About the McCandlesses

We have a total of 2359 records for people with the last name McCandless.

Find out more about your family in our records

    or try an advanced search
    Start free trial
    I’ve managed to trace back to the mid-1500s! I can’t believe it! Utterly engrossing and I have uncovered some quite moving and heartbreaking stories attached to various ancestors. You don’t need any qualifications to start - just time patience, and some information.
    SS
    Stuart
    Trustpilot logoTrustpilot 5 stars
    1 of 3

    Start your family tree

    Trace your family back in time. Make new discoveries and see what other Findmypast family historians in our genealogy community have discovered about the McCandlesses.

    Sign up to get started

    Delve deeper into the McCandless family's history

    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 9North WestIsle of ManYorkshireEast Midlands 1West MidlandsEast 3London 20South East 3South WestSouth WalesMid WalesWest WalesNorth WalesRepublic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most McCandlesses lived in london

    Census records trace your ancestors through each generation, so you can follow where your relatives lived through each decade.

    Interesting facts about Mccandless

    How common is your surname?

    You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

    We have for the Mccandless surname. The oldest one dates back to 1860.

    Who were Mccandlesses most likely to marry?

    Mc Candlesses

    &

    Our tell us which families married Mccandlesses.

    What are the most common Mccandless first names?

    John

    William

    Mary

    Margaret

    Our tell us the names of Mccandless family members
    Man with milk churns and census card collage
    Census records provide incredible detail on names, ages, marital statuses, occupations and more.

    Common jobs for Mccandlesses

    Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

    Common female occupations for Mccandlesses in 1921

    Pl Glass Works

    2

    Clerk

    1

    Commercial Travellers Wife

    1

    Cotton Weaver

    1

    Dress Maker

    1

    Common male occupations for Mccandlesses in 1921

    Gardener

    4

    General Labourer

    4

    Commercial Traveller

    3

    Brass Finisher

    2

    Clerk

    2

    We found over 7,100 family trees with the Mccandless surname

    Trace your family back in time and see what other Findmypast family historians in our genealogy community have discovered about the Mccandlesses.

    Search for a relative in our family trees

    Learn more about the lives of Mccandless family members

    Share your discoveries

    Look for a different surname