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Mcelhaney Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mcelhaney name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    52%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    20%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Italy

    3%

  • Sweden

    2%

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Mcelhaney Family Origin

Where is the Mcelhaney family from?

Mcelhaney Family Occupations

What did your Mcelhaney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcelhaney. The most common Mcelhaney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Mcelhaney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mcelhaney family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Mcelhaney Historical Records

What Mcelhaney family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Mcelhaney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcelhaney 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 278 immigration records available for the last name Mcelhaney. 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.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Mcelhaney. For the veterans among your Mcelhaney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcelhaney Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcelhaney lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Mcelhaney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Mcelhaney in 1950 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcelhaney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcelhaney 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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