Origins of the McClane surname

About the McClanes

We have a total of 1613 records for people with the last name McClane.

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.
    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 McClanes.

    Sign up to get started

    Delve deeper into the McClane family's history

    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth EastNorth WestIsle of ManYorkshire 6East MidlandsWest Midlands 1EastLondon 11South EastSouth WestSouth WalesMid WalesWest WalesNorth WalesRepublic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most McClanes 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 Mcclane

    How common is your surname?

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

    We have for the Mcclane surname. The oldest one dates back to 1847.

    Who were Mcclanes most likely to marry?

    Mc Clanes


    Our tell us which families married Mcclanes.

    What are the most common Mcclane first names?





    Our tell us the names of Mcclane 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 Mcclanes

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

    Common female occupations for Mcclanes in 1921

    Domestic Servant




    F S


    At School


    Cotton Winder


    Common male occupations for Mcclanes in 1921

    Coal Miner


    Handloom Cotton Weaver


    Labourer General


    At School




    We found over 140,000 family trees with the Mcclane surname

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

    Search for a relative in our family trees

    Learn more about the lives of Mcclane family members

    Share your discoveries

    Look for a different surname