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Origins of the Mac Gregor surname

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About the Mac Gregors

We have a total number of 23243 records for people with the last name Mac Gregor.

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Where do most Mac Gregors live?

In 1921, most Mac Gregors lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Mac Gregors

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We have 14,500 records for the Mac Gregor surname. The oldest one dates back to 1842.

Who were Mac Gregors most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Mac Gregor first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Mac Gregors

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Mac Gregors in 1921
Living On Own Means




Domestic Servant






Common Male occupations for Mac Gregors in 1921






Farm Servant




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