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Origins of the McCartey surname

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About the McCarteys

We have a total number of 1742 records for people with the last name McCartey.

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Where do most McCarteys live?

In 1921, most McCarteys lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about McCarteys

How common is your surname?

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We have 405 records for the McCartey surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were McCarteys most likely to marry?

Mc Carteys


McCartey Or Mccartys

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married McCarteys.

What are the most common McCartey first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for McCarteys

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

Common Female occupations for McCarteys in 1921
Bobbin Winder


Cardroom Hand




Dress Maker


Hand Loom Weaver


Common Male occupations for McCarteys in 1921
Hand Loom Weaver










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