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Origins of the Mc Laughlin surname

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About the Mc Laughlins

We have a total number of 92073 records for people with the last name Mc Laughlin.

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Where do most Mc Laughlins live?

In 1921, most Mc Laughlins lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Mc Laughlins

How common is your surname?

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

We have 18,300 records for the Mc Laughlin surname. The oldest one dates back to 1817.

Who were Mc Laughlins most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Mc Laughlin first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Mc Laughlins

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 Laughlins in 1921
Domestic Servant






Senior Medical Clerk


Cotton Weaver


Common Male occupations for Mc Laughlins in 1921
General Labourer


Coal Miner




Dock Labourer




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