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Mcneely Name Meaning

Scottish (Galloway) and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Fhilidh ‘son of the poet’. Irish: Anglicized form of the Connacht name Mac Conghaile ‘son of Conghal’ (see Connolly).

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


Similar surnames: Mcfeely, Mcnally, Mcnelly, Mcneil, Mcneese, Mcnee, Mcgreevy, Mcneeley

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Where is the Mcneely family from?

You can see how Mcneely families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcneely family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcneely families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 16 Mcneely families living in New Brunswick. This was 100% of all the recorded Mcneely's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Mcneely families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mcneely surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mcneely ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Mcneely. 59% of Mcneely men worked as a Farmer.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    59%
  • Labourer
    18%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    12%
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Census Records

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Mcneely. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcneely census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcneely. 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 Cards

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Mcneely. For the veterans among your Mcneely ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mcneely lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mcneely life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mcneely in 1941 was 36, and 73 in 2004.

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