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Origins of the McCoo surname

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About the McCoos

We have a total number of 303 records for people with the last name McCoo.

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Where do most McCoos live?

In 1921, most McCoos lived in .


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Interesting facts about McCoos

How common is your surname?

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

We have 100 records for the McCoo surname. The oldest one dates back to 1881.

Who were McCoos most likely to marry?

Mc Coos

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Southards

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What are the most common McCoo first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Sarah

Our birth record sets tell us the names of McCoo family members

Common jobs for McCoos

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

Common Female occupations for McCoos in 1921
Millworker

3

Cap Maker

1

Domestic Serv

1

General Servant

1

House Keeper

1

Common Male occupations for McCoos in 1921
Painter

4

House Painter

3

Ship Lab

3

Sheriff Officer

2

Ship Painter

2

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