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Origins of the McCraith surname

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About the McCraiths

We have a total number of 951 records for people with the last name McCraith.

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Where do most McCraiths live?

In 1921, most McCraiths lived in London.

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Interesting facts about McCraiths

How common is your surname?

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

We have 681 records for the McCraith surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were McCraiths most likely to marry?

Mc Craiths



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What are the most common McCraith first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for McCraiths

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

Common Female occupations for McCraiths in 1921


Farmers Daur






General Servant Domestic


Common Male occupations for McCraiths in 1921




General Labourer


Commission Agent


Travelling Draper


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