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Origins of the Macnaghten surname

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About the Macnaghtens

We have a total number of 349 records for people with the last name Macnaghten.

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Where do most Macnaghtens live?

In 1921, most Macnaghtens lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about Macnaghtens

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

We have 165 records for the Macnaghten surname. The oldest one dates back to 1871.

Who were Macnaghtens most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Macnaghten first names?

  • Edmund C.W.
  • Elliot
  • Mary
  • Hilda

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Common jobs for Macnaghtens

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

Common Female occupations for Macnaghtens in 1921


Living On Her Own Means


Living On Own Means




Private Means


Common Male occupations for Macnaghtens in 1921
Clerk Class I




To Be Clerk Class I




Barrister At Law


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