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Origins of the McBrearty surname

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About the McBreartys

We have a total number of 1915 records for people with the last name McBrearty.

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Where do most McBreartys live?

In 1921, most McBreartys lived in North East.

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Interesting facts about McBreartys

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We have 852 records for the McBrearty surname. The oldest one dates back to 1861.

Who were McBreartys most likely to marry?

Mc Breartys



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What are the most common McBrearty first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Catherine

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Common jobs for McBreartys

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

Common Female occupations for McBreartys in 1921






Domestic Servant


French Polisher


Common Male occupations for McBreartys in 1921
General Labourer




Harbour Labourer




Chimney Sweep


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