Origins of the McCraken surname

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    In 1921, most McCrakens lived in london

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    Common jobs for Mccrakens

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

    Common female occupations for Mccrakens in 1921



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    Cotton Weaver


    Domestic Servant


    House Keeper


    Common male occupations for Mccrakens in 1921

    General Labourer


    Coal Miner




    Wire Worker




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