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Origins of the McGeechan surname

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About the McGeechans

We have a total number of 481 records for people with the last name McGeechan.

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Where do most McGeechans live?

In 1921, most McGeechans lived in London.

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Interesting facts about McGeechans

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We have 358 records for the McGeechan surname. The oldest one dates back to 2002.

Who were McGeechans most likely to marry?




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What are the most common McGeechan first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for McGeechans

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

Common Female occupations for McGeechans in 1921
Cotton Weaver


House Keeper






Assistant Housekeeper


Common Male occupations for McGeechans in 1921
Coal Miner






Railway Signalman


Coal Miner Hewer


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