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

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, 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. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcelrath.

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Mcelrath Historical Records

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Mcelrath Life Expectancy

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