Mulvey Family History

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Mulvey Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoilmhiadhaigh ‘descendant of Maoilmhiadhach’, a personal name meaning ‘honorable chief’.

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


Similar surnames: Hulvey, Mullery, Miley, Mulroy, Mulvaney, Mullen, Malley, Calvey

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Mulvey Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mulvey name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mulvey. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland

    43%

  • England & Wales

    31%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

  • Norway

    3%

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Mulvey Family Origin

Where is the Mulvey family from?

Mulvey Family Occupations

What did your Mulvey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Mulvey occupation in the UK was Labourer. 11% of Mulvey's were Labourers. Labourer, Coal Miner and Masons Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mulvey. A less common occupation for the Mulvey family was Gen Lab.

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  • Labourer

    11%
  • Coal Miner

    9%
  • Masons Labourer

    4%
  • Gen Lab

    2%

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

Mulvey Historical Records

What Mulvey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Mulvey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mulvey 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Mulvey. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Mulvey. For the veterans among your Mulvey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mulvey Life Expectancy

What is the average Mulvey lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mulvey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Mulvey in 1944 was 21, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mulvey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mulvey 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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