Mcelravy Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Mcelravy Name Meaning

Variant of northern Irish McIlravy, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Riabhaigh (see McElrath).

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

Similar surnames: Mcelrath, Mcelroy, Mcclay, Mcalhany, Mcelwain, Mcelduff, Mccreary

Ready to discover your family story?

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

Mcelravy Family Origin

Where is the Mcelravy family from?

Mcelravy Family Occupations

What did your Mcelravy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Day Laborer, Editor and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcelravy. The most common Mcelravy occupation in the USA was Day Laborer. 33% of Mcelravy's were Day Laborers. A less common occupation for the Mcelravy family was Hostler.

View Census data for Mcelravy | Data not to scale

  • Day Laborer

  • Editor

  • Farmer

  • Hostler


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

Mcelravy Historical Records

What Mcelravy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mcelravy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcelravy 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 Mcelravy

Passenger List

There are 63 immigration records available for the last name Mcelravy. 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 Mcelravy immigration records

Draft Card

There are 433 military records available for the last name Mcelravy. For the veterans among your Mcelravy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Mcelravy military records

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

Mcelravy Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcelravy lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Mcelravy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Mcelravy in 1946 was 29, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcelravy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcelravy 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 Mcelravy Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name