Mceldowney Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Mceldowney Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Dhomhnaigh ‘son of the servant of the Church’.

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


Similar surnames: Mcelhinney, Mcelhone, Mclarney, Mcelderry, Mcelwee, Downey, Mcglone

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Mceldowney Family Origin

Where is the Mceldowney family from?

Mceldowney Family Occupations

What did your Mceldowney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mceldowney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Mceldowney's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mceldowney. A less common occupation for the Mceldowney family was Black Smith.

View Census data for Mceldowney | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Black Smith

    4%

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

Mceldowney Historical Records

What Mceldowney family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mceldowney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mceldowney census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Mceldowney

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mceldowney. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Mceldowney immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mceldowney. For the veterans among your Mceldowney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Mceldowney military records

You've only scratched the surface of Mceldowney family history.

Mceldowney Life Expectancy

What is the average Mceldowney lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mceldowney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mceldowney in 1962 was 75, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mceldowney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mceldowney 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.

Famous Mceldowney Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Look up another name