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Origins of the Magnall surname

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About the Magnalls

We have a total number of 1435 records for people with the last name Magnall.

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Where do most Magnalls live?

In 1921, most Magnalls lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Magnalls

How common is your surname?

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

We have 1,250 records for the Magnall surname. The oldest one dates back to 1885.

Who were Magnalls most likely to marry?

Yennes

&

Critchleys

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What are the most common Magnall first names?

  • James
  • John
  • Sarah
  • Alice

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Common jobs for Magnalls

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

Common Female occupations for Magnalls in 1921
Cotton Weaver

36

Weaver

14

Annuitant

10

Weaver Cotton

7

Cotton Winder

6

Common Male occupations for Magnalls in 1921
Cotton Weaver

27

Coal Miner

12

Weaver

11

Clogger

7

Coal Miner Hewer

7

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