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Origins of the McFagan surname

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About the McFagans

We have a total number of 210 records for people with the last name McFagan.

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Where do most McFagans live?

In 1921, most McFagans lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about McFagans

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We have 154 records for the McFagan surname. The oldest one dates back to 1881.

Who were McFagans most likely to marry?




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What are the most common McFagan first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Ann

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Common jobs for McFagans

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

Common Female occupations for McFagans in 1921
Domestic Servant


Farmer Sister


Farmer's Sister




Servant (House)


Common Male occupations for McFagans in 1921




Chimney Sweep






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