Mcelrath Family History

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Mcelrath Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Riabhaigh ‘son of the brindled lad’.

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


Similar surnames: Mcelravy, Mcgrath, Mcelwain, Mcelroy, Mcelhone, Mcmath, Mccart, Meath

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Mcelrath Family Origin

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Mcelrath Family Occupations

What did your Mcelrath ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Mcelrath Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mcelrath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcelrath 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Mcelrath. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mcelrath. For the veterans among your Mcelrath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcelrath Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcelrath lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Mcelrath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mcelrath in 1948 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcelrath

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcelrath 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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