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Origins of the McGauley surname

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About the McGauleys

We have a total number of 1102 records for people with the last name McGauley.

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Where do most McGauleys live?

In 1921, most McGauleys lived in London.

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Interesting facts about McGauleys

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 516 records for the McGauley surname. The oldest one dates back to 1860.

Who were McGauleys most likely to marry?

Mc Gauleys



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What are the most common McGauley first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Bridget

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Common jobs for McGauleys

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

Common Female occupations for McGauleys in 1921
At Home


Brass Maker


Servant Domestic




Cotton Weaver


Common Male occupations for McGauleys in 1921
Coal Miner




Coal Miner Hewer




General Labourer


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