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Origins of the Macknamara surname

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About the Macknamaras

We have a total number of 196 records for people with the last name Macknamara.

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Where do most Macknamaras live?

In 1921, most Macknamaras lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Macknamaras

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

We have 141 records for the Macknamara surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Macknamaras most likely to marry?

Mack Namaras



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What are the most common Macknamara first names?

  • John
  • Thomas
  • Mary
  • Bridget

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Common jobs for Macknamaras

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

Common Female occupations for Macknamaras in 1921
At School




Cotton Weaver






Common Male occupations for Macknamaras in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


Bricklayers Labourer




Masons Labourer




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