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Origins of the McAnany surname

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About the McAnanys

We have a total number of 641 records for people with the last name McAnany.

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Where do most McAnanys live?

In 1921, most McAnanys lived in North East.

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Interesting facts about McAnanys

How common is your surname?

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

We have 134 records for the McAnany surname. The oldest one dates back to 1860.

Who were McAnanys most likely to marry?

Mc Ananys


Van Dorens

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What are the most common McAnany first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for McAnanys

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

Common Female occupations for McAnanys in 1921
School Teacher


Asst Tent Shop (Cram In)




Domestic Servant


General Servant


Common Male occupations for McAnanys in 1921
Coal Miner


Police Constable




Coal Miner Datal Card


Coal Miner Hewer


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