Mcnelly Family History

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Mcnelly Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Mcnelley, Mcnealy, Mcneilly, Mcneely, Mckneely, Mcneeley, Mcknelly

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Mcnelly Family Origin

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Mcnelly Family Occupations

What did your Mcnelly ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcnelly. A less common occupation for the Mcnelly family was Blacksmith. The most common Mcnelly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Mcnelly's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Mcnelly Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mcnelly Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcnelly lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mcnelly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Mcnelly in 1951 was 20, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mcnelly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcnelly 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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