Mckelvin Family History

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Mckelvin Name Meaning

Scottish: unexplained. Possibly a variant of Irish McIlveen 2.

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

Similar surnames: Mckelvie, Melvin, Mckelvy, Mcelvain, Mclain, Mckemie, Mckain, Mclin

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Mckelvin Family Origin

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Mckelvin Family Occupations

What did your Mckelvin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mckelvin. 30% of Mckelvin men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Mckelvin women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mckelvin were Foreman and Attendant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Painter
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Laborer
  • Asst Buyer
  • Attendant

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

Mckelvin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mckelvin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mckelvin 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 112 immigration records available for the last name Mckelvin. 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 172 military records available for the last name Mckelvin. For the veterans among your Mckelvin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mckelvin Life Expectancy

What is the average Mckelvin lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Mckelvin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Mckelvin in 1946 was 31, and 54 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mckelvin

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