Mulroy Family History

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Mulroy Name Meaning

Irish (Mayo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolruaidh ‘descendant of Maolruadh’, a personal name composed of the elements maol ‘chief’ + ruadh ‘red’, i.e. ‘red-haired chieftain’. This surname has sometimes been changed to Munroe.

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


Similar surnames: Molloy, Mulvey, Mcelroy, Murray, Gilroy, Mcroy, Murphy, Hulvey

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Mulroy Family Origin

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Mulroy Family Occupations

What did your Mulroy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mulroy. A less common occupation for the Mulroy family was Coal Miner. The most common Mulroy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Mulroy's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Coal Miner

    4%

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

Mulroy Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mulroy Life Expectancy

What is the average Mulroy lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Mulroy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Mulroy in 1952 was 53, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mulroy 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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