Mulvaney Family History

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Mulvaney Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoilmheana ‘descendant of Maoilmheana’, a personal name meaning ‘chieftain of the Main (river)’. In Donegal it may be an Anglicized form of Ó Maolmhaghna.

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


Similar surnames: Mullaney, Mulvey, Mulcare, Devaney, Delaney, Mullally, Mulcahy

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Mulvaney Family Origin

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Mulvaney Family Occupations

What did your Mulvaney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mulvaney. The most common Mulvaney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Mulvaney's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mulvaney family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Mulvaney Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mulvaney Life Expectancy

What is the average Mulvaney lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mulvaney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mulvaney in 1945 was 20, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mulvaney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mulvaney 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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