Mulvaney Family History

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Mulvaney Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoilmheana ‘descendant of Maoilmheana’, a personal name meaning ‘chieftain of the Main (river)’. In Donegal it may be an Anglicized form of Ó Maolmhaghna.

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


Similar surnames: Mullaney, Mulvey, Mulcare, Devaney, Delaney, Mullally, Mulcahy

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Mulvaney Family Origin

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Mulvaney Family Occupations

What did your Mulvaney ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Clerk and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Mulvaney. 10% of Mulvaney men worked as a Clerk and 34% of Mulvaney women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mulvaney were medican and Washwoman

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
    10%
  • Labourer
    10%
  • Machinist
    10%
  • medican
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
    34%
  • Cook
    34%
  • Washwoman
    34%

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

Mulvaney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Mulvaney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mulvaney 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mulvaney. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Mulvaney. For the veterans among your Mulvaney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mulvaney Life Expectancy

What is the average Mulvaney lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mulvaney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mulvaney in 1945 was 20, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mulvaney

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