Mckellar Family History

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Mckellar Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Ealair, a patronymic from the personal name Ealair, Gaelic equivalent of Hillary.

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


Similar surnames: Mckell, Mcmellon, Mcmillan, Mckean, Mcclellan, Mckenna, Mclear

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Mckellar Family Origin

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Mckellar Family Occupations

What did your Mckellar ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mckellar. 32% of Mckellar men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Mckellar women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mckellar were Merchant and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Labourer
    4%
  • Merchant
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Student
    10%
  • School Teacher
    7%
  • Clerk
    5%

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

Mckellar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Mckellar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mckellar 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 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Mckellar. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Mckellar. For the veterans among your Mckellar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mckellar Life Expectancy

What is the average Mckellar lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Mckellar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1952. The average life expectancy for Mckellar in 1952 was 84, and 71 in 2004.

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