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Origins of the McGrae surname

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About the McGraes

We have a total number of 194 records for people with the last name McGrae.

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Where do most McGraes live?

In 1921, most McGraes lived in London.

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Interesting facts about McGraes

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We have 136 records for the McGrae surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were McGraes most likely to marry?

Mc Graes



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What are the most common McGrae first names?

  • John
  • Robert
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for McGraes

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

Common Female occupations for McGraes in 1921


Assisting House Work


Bedding Manufacturer




Carriage Cleaner


Common Male occupations for McGraes in 1921
Bedding Manufacturer


Butcher Boy


Crofter Of 8 Acres


Drapers Salesman


Duck Labourer


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