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Mckellar Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Ealair, a patronymic from the personal name Ealair, Gaelic equivalent of Hillary.

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


Similar surnames: Mckell, Mcmellon, Mcmillan, Mckean, Mcclellan, Mckenna, Mclear

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Mckellar Family Origin

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Mckellar Family Occupations

What did your Mckellar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mckellar family was Laborer. The most common Mckellar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Mckellar's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mckellar.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Mckellar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mckellar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mckellar 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Mckellar. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mckellar. For the veterans among your Mckellar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mckellar Life Expectancy

What is the average Mckellar lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Mckellar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1952. The average life expectancy for Mckellar in 1952 was 84, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mckellar 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.

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