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Origins of the McCosker surname

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About the McCoskers

We have a total number of 527 records for people with the last name McCosker.

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Where do most McCoskers live?

In 1921, most McCoskers lived in London.

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Interesting facts about McCoskers

How common is your surname?

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

We have 116 records for the McCosker surname. The oldest one dates back to 1860.

Who were McCoskers most likely to marry?

Mc Coskers



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What are the most common McCosker first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Ellen

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Common jobs for McCoskers

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

Common Female occupations for McCoskers in 1921
Cotton Winder


Drawing Tenter Cotton Mill






At Home


Common Male occupations for McCoskers in 1921


General Labourer




Agricultural Labourer




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