Mcelravy Family History

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Mcelravy Name Meaning

Variant of northern Irish McIlravy, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Riabhaigh (see McElrath).

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


Similar surnames: Mcelrath, Mcelroy, Mcclay, Mcalhany, Mcelwain, Mcelduff, Mccreary

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Mcelravy Family Origin

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Mcelravy Family Occupations

What did your Mcelravy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Miner and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mcelravy. 9% of Mcelravy men worked as a Miner and 17% of Mcelravy women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcelravy were Millwright and Music Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Miner
    9%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Labor
    6%
  • Millwright
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
    17%
  • Laundress
    17%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Music Teacher
    17%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mcelravy Historical Records

What Mcelravy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mcelravy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcelravy 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 63 immigration records available for the last name Mcelravy. 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 433 military records available for the last name Mcelravy. For the veterans among your Mcelravy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcelravy Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcelravy lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Mcelravy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Mcelravy in 1946 was 29, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcelravy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcelravy 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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