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Mcelroy Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Ruaidh ‘son of the red-haired lad’ (from ruadh ‘red’). Compare Gilroy.

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


Similar surnames: Gilroy, Mcevoy, Mcleroy, Mcinroy, Mulroy, Mcroy, Mcelravy, Mccloy

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Mcelroy Family Origin

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Mcelroy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Mcelroy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Mcelroy's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcelroy. A less common occupation for the Mcelroy family was Farm Laborer.

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Mcelroy Historical Records

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Mcelroy Life Expectancy

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