Mckelvey Family History

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Mckelvey Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Shealbhaigh, ‘son of Sealbhach’, a personal name from the adjective sealbhach ‘rich in herds’, ‘rich’. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Bhuidhe (see McEvoy).

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

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Mckelvey Family Origin

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Mckelvey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    3%
  • Boatman

    2%

In 1880, the most common Mckelvey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Mckelvey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mckelvey. A less common occupation for the Mckelvey family was Boatman.

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Mckelvey Life Expectancy

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