Mcelwee Family History

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Mcelwee Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Bhuidhe ‘son of the yellow-haired lad’. Compare McEvoy 1.

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


Similar surnames: Mcelveen, Millwee, Mcewen, Mcelroy, Mcclure, Mcilveen, Mcglone

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Mcelwee Family Origin

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Mcelwee Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mcelwee family was Blacksmith. The most common Mcelwee occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Mcelwee's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcelwee.

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Mcelwee Historical Records

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Mcelwee Life Expectancy

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