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Origins of the McDonach surname

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About the McDonachs

We have a total number of 385 records for people with the last name McDonach.

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Where do most McDonachs live?

In 1921, most McDonachs lived in Northern Ireland.

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Interesting facts about McDonachs

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We have 311 records for the McDonach surname. The oldest one dates back to 2002.

Who were McDonachs most likely to marry?




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What are the most common McDonach first names?

  • John
  • Thomas
  • Mary
  • Catherine

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Common jobs for McDonachs

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

Common Female occupations for McDonachs in 1921
Worker Turkey Red Dye Works


Cotton Mill Worker


General Servant






Common Male occupations for McDonachs in 1921
Coal Miner


Boiler Maker




Ironstone Miner




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