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Mulready Family History

Mulready Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoilbhrighde, ‘descendant of Maoilbhrighde’, a personal name meaning ‘devotee of (Saint) Brigid’. The modern Irish spelling of this name is Ó Maoilbhríde.

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


Similar surnames: Mccready, Mulcahy, Murray, Mullery, Mulvey, Mccreary, Mcgrady, Mulroy

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Where is the Mulready family from?

You can see how Mulready families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mulready family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Mulready families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 28 Mulready families living in Massachusetts. This was about 38% of all the recorded Mulready's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Mulready families in 1880.
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What did your Mulready ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Chauffeur and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mulready. 50% of Mulready men worked as a Chauffeur and 50% of Mulready women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mulready were Salesman and Operator.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Chauffeur
    50%
  • Salesman
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Operator
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mulready. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mulready 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 520 immigration records available for the last name Mulready. 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 418 military records available for the last name Mulready. For the veterans among your Mulready ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mulready lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Mulready life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mulready in 1950 was 45, and 92 in 2004.

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