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Origins of the Macdermot surname

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About the Macdermots

We have a total number of 677 records for people with the last name Macdermot.

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Where do most Macdermots live?

In 1921, most Macdermots lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Macdermots

How common is your surname?

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

We have 392 records for the Macdermot surname. The oldest one dates back to 1880.

Who were Macdermots most likely to marry?

Mac Dermots



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What are the most common Macdermot first names?

  • Henry R
  • John
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Macdermots

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

Common Female occupations for Macdermots in 1921
Chair Caner






At Home


Cotton Carder


Common Male occupations for Macdermots in 1921
General Labourer


Agricultural Labourer


Iron Miner


Brass Turner




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