Mcleavey Family History

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Mcleavey Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Cleaver, Mckelvey, Leavey, Cleaves, Mclaney, Mcleskey, Mcleary

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Mcleavey Family Origin

Where is the Mcleavey family from?

Mcleavey Family Occupations

What did your Mcleavey ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer Below Gro and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mcleavey. 34% of Mcleavey men worked as a Colliery Hewer Below Gro and 34% of Mcleavey women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mcleavey were Mickel Chrone Allay Mant and Office Cleaner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Hewer Below Gro
    34%
  • Manufacturer Overall
    34%
  • Mickel Chrone Allay Mant
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Incapacitated
    12%
  • Office Cleaner
    12%

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

Mcleavey Historical Records

What Mcleavey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 638 census records available for the last name Mcleavey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcleavey 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 71 immigration records available for the last name Mcleavey. 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 80 military records available for the last name Mcleavey. For the veterans among your Mcleavey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcleavey Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcleavey lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2001, in the United States, Mcleavey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Mcleavey in 1961 was 42, and 75 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcleavey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcleavey ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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