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Origins of the McAllan surname

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About the McAllans

We have a total number of 3265 records for people with the last name McAllan.

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Where do most McAllans live?

In 1921, most McAllans lived in London.


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Interesting facts about McAllans

How common is your surname?

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

We have 2,650 records for the McAllan surname. The oldest one dates back to 1860.

Who were McAllans most likely to marry?

McFarlanes

&

Smiths

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married McAllans.

What are the most common McAllan first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for McAllans

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

Common Female occupations for McAllans in 1921
F S

16

Domestic Servant

14

Dressmaker

12

House Servant

11

Farmer's Wife

9

Common Male occupations for McAllans in 1921
Farmer

29

Farm Servant

17

Mason

16

Joiner

12

Shoemaker

12

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