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Origins of the McFarthing surname

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About the McFarthings

We have a total number of 49 records for people with the last name McFarthing.

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Where do most McFarthings live?

In 1921, most McFarthings lived in North East.

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Interesting facts about McFarthings

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We have 48 records for the McFarthing surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were McFarthings most likely to marry?




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What are the most common McFarthing first names?

  • John
  • Thomas
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for McFarthings

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

Common Female occupations for McFarthings in 1921
At School




Common Male occupations for McFarthings in 1921
Labourer Platers


At School


Blacksmiths Striker




Errand Boy


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