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Origins of the McDonogh surname

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About the McDonoghs

We have a total number of 1888 records for people with the last name McDonogh.

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Where do most McDonoghs live?

In 1921, most McDonoghs lived in London.

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Interesting facts about McDonoghs

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We have 462 records for the McDonogh surname. The oldest one dates back to 1853.

Who were McDonoghs most likely to marry?



Mc Donoghs

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What are the most common McDonogh first names?

  • John
  • Jas D
  • Mary
  • Bridget

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Common jobs for McDonoghs

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

Common Female occupations for McDonoghs in 1921




Living On Own Means






Common Male occupations for McDonoghs in 1921
General Labourer


Bricklayers Labourer


Doctor M.R.S.E.




Medical Student


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