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Origins of the Macbeth surname

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We have a total number of 5625 records for people with the last name Macbeth.

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Where do most Macbeths live?

In 1921, most Macbeths lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Macbeths

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 3,460 records for the Macbeth surname. The oldest one dates back to 1829.

Who were Macbeths most likely to marry?

Browns

&

Smiths

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What are the most common Macbeth first names?

  • James
  • John
  • Lady
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Macbeths

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

Common Female occupations for Macbeths in 1921
Dressmaker

30

Domestic Servant

15

Housemaid Domestic

11

Housekeeper

10

Living On Own Means

10

Common Male occupations for Macbeths in 1921
Tailor

33

Clerk

15

Joiner

11

Coal Miner

9

Crofter

8

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