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Origins of the McGhin surname

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About the McGhins

We have a total number of 127 records for people with the last name McGhin.

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Where do most McGhins live?

In 1921, most McGhins lived in North East.

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Interesting facts about McGhins

How common is your surname?

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

We have 108 records for the McGhin surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were McGhins most likely to marry?




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What are the most common McGhin first names?

  • Hugh
  • James
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for McGhins

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

Common Female occupations for McGhins in 1921
Cotton Worker Dealer








Common Male occupations for McGhins in 1921
Coal Miner Hewer


General Labourer


Coal Miner


Cotton Worker Card Room


Farm Laborer


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