Mcelveen Family History

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Mcelveen Name Meaning

Irish (County Down): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhín ‘son of the gentle lad’.

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


Similar surnames: Mcilveen, Mcelwee, Mcelwain, Melvin, Mckelvey, Mcbreen, Mcallen

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Mcelveen Family Origin

Where is the Mcelveen family from?

Mcelveen Family Occupations

What did your Mcelveen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mcelveen. 22% of Mcelveen men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Mcelveen women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcelveen were Operator and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Operator
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Cook
    11%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Seamstress
    6%

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

Mcelveen Historical Records

What Mcelveen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Mcelveen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcelveen 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 335 immigration records available for the last name Mcelveen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mcelveen. For the veterans among your Mcelveen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcelveen Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcelveen lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mcelveen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Mcelveen in 1951 was 28, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcelveen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcelveen 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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