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Origins of the Mc Hugh surname

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About the Mc Hughs

We have a total number of 51586 records for people with the last name Mc Hugh.

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Where do most Mc Hughs live?

In 1921, most Mc Hughs lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Mc Hughs

How common is your surname?

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

We have 18,400 records for the Mc Hugh surname. The oldest one dates back to 1840.

Who were Mc Hughs most likely to marry?

Mc Hughs



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What are the most common Mc Hugh first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Mc Hughs

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 Hughs in 1921
Cotton Weaver








General Servant Domestic


Common Male occupations for Mc Hughs in 1921
General Labourer


Coal Miner


Dock Labourer




Coal Miner Hewer


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