Mckell Family History

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Mckell Name Meaning

Northern Irish and Scottish: shortened Anglicized form of a Gaelic name beginning with Mac Giolla ‘son of the lad’ (see for example McElroy).

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


Similar surnames: Mcgill, Mckeel, Mcneil, Mcfall, Mackall, Mccoll, Mccall, Mckellar

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Mckell Family Origin

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Mckell Family Occupations

What did your Mckell ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Cashier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mckell. 29% of Mckell men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Mckell women worked as a Cashier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mckell were Cultivateur and Income

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Accountant
    8%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Cultivateur
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Cashier
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Income
    34%

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

Mckell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Mckell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mckell 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 889 immigration records available for the last name Mckell. 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 892 military records available for the last name Mckell. For the veterans among your Mckell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mckell Life Expectancy

What is the average Mckell lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Mckell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Mckell in 1960 was 76, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mckell

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