Mcnelley Family History

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Mcnelley Name Meaning

Scottish (Galloway) and northern Irish: variant of McNeely.

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


Similar surnames: Mcnelly, Mcneeley, Mcneilly, Mcnealy, Mcnalley, Mcneely, Meneley

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Mcnelley Family Origin

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Mcnelley Family Occupations

What did your Mcnelley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mcnelley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Mcnelley's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcnelley. A less common occupation for the Mcnelley family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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

Mcnelley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mcnelley Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcnelley lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mcnelley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Mcnelley in 1958 was 37, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcnelley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcnelley 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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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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