Mckelvy Family History

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Mckelvy Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of McKelvey.

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

Similar surnames: Mckelvie, Mckamey, Mckey, Mcnelly, Mckenny, Mcknelly, Mckelvey

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Mckelvy Family Origin

Where is the Mckelvy family from?

Mckelvy Family Occupations

What did your Mckelvy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mckelvy. 18% of Mckelvy men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Mckelvy women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mckelvy were Carpenter and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Saleslady
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper

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

Mckelvy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Mckelvy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mckelvy 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 795 immigration records available for the last name Mckelvy. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Mckelvy. For the veterans among your Mckelvy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mckelvy Life Expectancy

What is the average Mckelvy lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Mckelvy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Mckelvy in 1954 was 48, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mckelvy

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