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Origins of the Mc Bride surname

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About the Mc Brides

We have a total number of 65875 records for people with the last name Mc Bride.

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Where do most Mc Brides live?

In 1921, most Mc Brides lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Mc Brides

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

We have 26,800 records for the Mc Bride surname. The oldest one dates back to 1742.

Who were Mc Brides most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Mc Bride first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Mc Brides

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

Common Female occupations for Mc Brides in 1921


Domestic Servant






House Keeper


Common Male occupations for Mc Brides in 1921
Coal Miner


General Labourer








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