Mcilhenny Family History

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Mcilhenny Name Meaning

Irish (western Ulster): variant of McElhinney.

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

Similar surnames: Mcelhenny, Mcelhenney, Mcelhinny, Mcclenny, Mcelheny, Mcelheney

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Mcilhenny Family Origin

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Mcilhenny Family Occupations

What did your Mcilhenny ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcilhenny. A less common occupation for the Mcilhenny family was Atty At Law. The most common Mcilhenny occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Mcilhenny's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Atty At Law


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Mcilhenny Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mcilhenny. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcilhenny 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 755 immigration records available for the last name Mcilhenny. 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 815 military records available for the last name Mcilhenny. For the veterans among your Mcilhenny ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcilhenny Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcilhenny lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Mcilhenny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Mcilhenny in 1956 was 44, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcilhenny

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