Mcaleer Family History

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Mcaleer Name Meaning

Northern Irish (Armagh) and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Uidhir (see McClure).

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

Similar surnames: Mcateer, Mclear, Mcaleese, Mcafee, Mcallen, Mcatee, Mcaree, Mciver

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Mcaleer Family Origin

Where is the Mcaleer family from?

Mcaleer Family Occupations

What did your Mcaleer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mcaleer occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Mcaleer's were Farmers. Farmer, Dressmaker and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcaleer. A less common occupation for the Mcaleer family was Farm Servant.

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  • Farmer

  • Dressmaker

  • Engineer

  • Farm Servant


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mcaleer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mcaleer Historical Records

What Mcaleer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Mcaleer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcaleer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcaleer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Mcaleer. For the veterans among your Mcaleer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcaleer Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcaleer lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Mcaleer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Mcaleer in 1955 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcaleer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcaleer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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