Miskelly Family History

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Miskelly Name Meaning

Irish: variant of MacScally, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Scalaidhe, a patronymic, probably from a variant of scolaidhe ‘scholar’ (see Scully).

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


Similar surnames: Miskell, Kilkelly, Hiskey, O'kelly, Skelly, Maskell, Skelley, Maselli

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Miskelly Family Origin

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Miskelly Family Occupations

What did your Miskelly ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Miskelly. A less common occupation for the Miskelly family was Keeping House. The most common Miskelly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Miskelly's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%

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

Miskelly Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Miskelly Life Expectancy

What is the average Miskelly lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Miskelly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Miskelly in 1958 was 34, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Miskelly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Miskelly 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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