Origins of the Macfarlan surname

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    In 1921, most Macfarlans lived in south-east

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    Common jobs for Macfarlans

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    Common female occupations for Macfarlans in 1921

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    Annuitant

    9

    Ind

    6

    Living On Own Means

    6

    Servant

    6

    Common male occupations for Macfarlans in 1921

    Fisherman

    12

    Merchant

    8

    Shoemaker

    7

    Farmer

    5

    Fisher

    5

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