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Origins of the McGeoghan surname

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About the McGeoghans

We have a total number of 136 records for people with the last name McGeoghan.

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Where do most McGeoghans live?

In 1921, most McGeoghans lived in Northern Ireland.


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Interesting facts about McGeoghans

How common is your surname?

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

We have 25 records for the McGeoghan surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were McGeoghans most likely to marry?

McGoverns

&

Cohns

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What are the most common McGeoghan first names?

  • John
  • Patrick
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for McGeoghans

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

Common Female occupations for McGeoghans in 1921
House Keeper

1

Housekeeper

1

Living On Her Own Means

1

Old Clothes Woman

1

Common Male occupations for McGeoghans in 1921
Able Seaman

1

Alkali Labourer

1

Coal Miner

1

Engineer

1

Hammerman

1

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