Mckelvey Family History

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Mckelvey Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Shealbhaigh, ‘son of Sealbhach’, a personal name from the adjective sealbhach ‘rich in herds’, ‘rich’. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Bhuidhe (see McEvoy).

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


Similar surnames: Mckinney, Calvey, Mckeever, Mcweeney, Mcelroy, Mccolley, Mckinley

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Mckelvey Family Origin

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Mckelvey Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    33%
  • Greengrocer & Dealer Provision

    33%
  • Monthly Nurse (Sub Med)

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mckelvey family was Monthly Nurse (Sub Med). Coal Miner and Greengrocer & Dealer Provision were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mckelvey. The most common Mckelvey occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 33% of Mckelvey's were Coal Miners.

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Mckelvey Historical Records

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Mckelvey Life Expectancy

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