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Mcelroy Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Ruaidh ‘son of the red-haired lad’ (from ruadh ‘red’). Compare Gilroy.

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


Similar surnames: Gilroy, Mcevoy, Mcleroy, Mcinroy, Mulroy, Mcroy, Mcelravy, Mccloy

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Mcelroy Family Origin

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Mcelroy Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    6%
  • Barman

    6%
  • Carter

    6%
  • Charwoman

    6%

In 1881, the most common Mcelroy occupation in the UK was Baker. 6% of Mcelroy's were Bakers. Baker, Barman and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcelroy. A less common occupation for the Mcelroy family was Charwoman.

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Mcelroy Historical Records

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Mcelroy Life Expectancy

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