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Origins of the Macritchie surname

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About the Macritchies

We have a total number of 980 records for people with the last name Macritchie.

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Where do most Macritchies live?

In 1921, most Macritchies lived in North East.

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Interesting facts about Macritchies

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We have 693 records for the Macritchie surname. The oldest one dates back to 1866.

Who were Macritchies most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Macritchie first names?

  • Donald
  • John
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Macritchies

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

Common Female occupations for Macritchies in 1921
General Servant


Fisherman's Wife


Crofter's Wife


General Serv


Crofter Wife


Common Male occupations for Macritchies in 1921










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