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Mcelyea Family History

Mcelyea Name Meaning
Irish: perhaps an altered spelling of McElwee.

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

56,051 Historical Documents with Mcelyea on Ancestry
8,667 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,325 Military Records
93 Immigration Records
4,042 Census and Voter Lists
41,924 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mcelyea Families

  • Number of Mcelyea families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Mcelyea last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Mcelyea last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Mcelyea census records

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Mcelyea Family Origin

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Mcelyea Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Mcelyea census records

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Mcelyea Civil War Service Records

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