Mcevilly Family History

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Mcevilly Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Mhílidh ‘son of the knight’ (from Gaelic míleadh ‘warrior’, ‘knight’). In County Mayo a family of English origin changed their name from Staunton to McEvilly.

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


Similar surnames: Mcevoy, Mcgill, Crilly, Mcnally, Melville, Reilly, Mcinally, Mcanally

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Mcevilly Family Origin

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Mcevilly Family Occupations

What did your Mcevilly ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mcevilly. 8% of Mcevilly men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Mcevilly women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcevilly were Chauffeur and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    8%
  • Lawyer
    8%
  • Shipping Clerk
    8%
  • Chauffeur
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    15%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Saleslady
    8%
  • Teacher
    8%

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

Mcevilly Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mcevilly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcevilly 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 634 immigration records available for the last name Mcevilly. 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 322 military records available for the last name Mcevilly. For the veterans among your Mcevilly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcevilly Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcevilly lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mcevilly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mcevilly in 1962 was 67, and 80 in 2004.

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