Mcleroy Family History

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Mcleroy Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Ruaidh (see Gilroy).

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

Similar surnames: Mcelroy, Mcevoy, Mcroy, Mcinroy, Mulroy, Clardy, Mcleod, Mclaren

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Mcleroy Family Origin

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Mcleroy Family Occupations

What did your Mcleroy ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter


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Mcleroy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Mcleroy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mcleroy 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 220 immigration records available for the last name Mcleroy. 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 Mcleroy. For the veterans among your Mcleroy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mcleroy Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcleroy lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mcleroy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Mcleroy in 1945 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcleroy

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