History of your Surname
Get access to Mcilvoy family records.Start a free trial

Mcilvoy Family History

Mcilvoy Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of McEvoy.

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


Similar surnames: Mcilroy, Mcavoy, Mcvoy, Mcivor, Milroy, Mckelvy, Mclay, Mckoy

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Mcilvoy family from?

You can see how Mcilvoy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcilvoy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcilvoy families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 4 Mcilvoy families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Mcilvoy's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Mcilvoy families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcilvoy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcilvoy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver and Registered Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mcilvoy. 50% of Mcilvoy men worked as a Truck Driver.

View Census data for Mcilvoy | Data not to scale

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

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Truck Driver
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Registered Nurse
    100%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Mcilvoy family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mcilvoy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcilvoy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Mcilvoy

Passenger Lists

There are 167 immigration records available for the last name Mcilvoy. 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.

View all Mcilvoy immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 157 military records available for the last name Mcilvoy. For the veterans among your Mcilvoy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Mcilvoy military records

You've only scratched the surface of Mcilvoy family history.

Discover More

What is the average Mcilvoy lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Mcilvoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Mcilvoy in 1964 was 92, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcilvoy

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Mcilvoy family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial