Miskelly Family History

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Miskelly Name Meaning

Irish: variant of MacScally, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Scalaidhe, a patronymic, probably from a variant of scolaidhe ‘scholar’ (see Scully).

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


Similar surnames: Miskell, Kilkelly, Hiskey, O'kelly, Skelly, Maskell, Skelley, Maselli

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Miskelly Family Origin

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Miskelly Family Occupations

What did your Miskelly ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Painter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Miskelly. 9% of Miskelly men worked as a Painter and 69% of Miskelly women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Miskelly were Drocess Worket Foreh Glue Retirer For and Clerk City Ply transport Dept

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Painter
    9%
  • Painter decorator
    9%
  • Boilermaker Plater Heavy
    5%
  • Drocess Worket Foreh Glue Retirer For
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    69%
  • China Packer
    4%
  • Cinema Cleaner
    4%
  • Clerk City Ply transport Dept
    4%

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

Miskelly Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Miskelly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Miskelly 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 663 immigration records available for the last name Miskelly. 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 355 military records available for the last name Miskelly. For the veterans among your Miskelly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Miskelly Life Expectancy

What is the average Miskelly lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Miskelly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Miskelly in 1958 was 34, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Miskelly

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