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Origins of the Macdonnald surname

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About the Macdonnalds

We have a total number of 157 records for people with the last name Macdonnald.

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Where do most Macdonnalds live?

In 1921, most Macdonnalds lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Macdonnalds

How common is your surname?

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

We have 100 records for the Macdonnald surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Macdonnalds most likely to marry?

Mac Donnalds



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What are the most common Macdonnald first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Macdonnalds

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

Common Female occupations for Macdonnalds in 1921


Cook Domestic


Domestic Servant




Laundry Maid


Common Male occupations for Macdonnalds in 1921






Farm Labourer


Iron Ore Miner


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