Mcgilvery Family History

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Mcgilvery Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of McGillivray.

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

Similar surnames: Mcgilvary, Mcgilvray, Mcgillivary, Mckiver, Mcilveen, Mcilvoy

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Mcgilvery Family Origin

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Mcgilvery Family Occupations

What did your Mcgilvery ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mcgilvery occupation in the UK was Domestic Servant Gardener. 33% of Mcgilvery's were Domestic Servant Gardeners. A less common occupation for the Mcgilvery family was Volunteer Instructor. Domestic Servant Gardener and Fisherman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mcgilvery.

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  • Domestic Servant Gardener

  • Fisherman

  • Volunteer Instructor


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mcgilvery ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mcgilvery Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Mcgilvery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcgilvery 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mcgilvery. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 978 military records available for the last name Mcgilvery. For the veterans among your Mcgilvery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcgilvery Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgilvery lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Mcgilvery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Mcgilvery in 1950 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcgilvery

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcgilvery 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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