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Origins of the Macvitie surname

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About the Macvities

We have a total number of 136 records for people with the last name Macvitie.

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Where do most Macvities live?

In 1921, most Macvities lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Macvities

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We have 117 records for the Macvitie surname. The oldest one dates back to 1892.

Who were Macvities most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Macvitie first names?

  • James
  • Walter
  • Edith
  • Elizabeth Maud

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Common jobs for Macvities

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

Common Female occupations for Macvities in 1921


Living On Own Means




Govt Pensioner (Artillary Off Daughters)




Common Male occupations for Macvities in 1921




Master Mariner


Brass Founder


Capt Mercht Service


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