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Origins of the McCale surname

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About the McCales

We have a total number of 2073 records for people with the last name McCale.

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Where do most McCales live?

In 1921, most McCales lived in London.

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Interesting facts about McCales

How common is your surname?

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

We have 1,040 records for the McCale surname. The oldest one dates back to 1860.

Who were McCales most likely to marry?

Mc Cales



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What are the most common McCale first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for McCales

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

Common Female occupations for McCales in 1921


General Servant Domestic


Screw Maker


General Serv


General Servant


Common Male occupations for McCales in 1921
General Labourer




Coal Miner


Dock Labourer


Agricultural Labourer


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