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Origins of the McGrory surname

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About the McGrorys

We have a total number of 3699 records for people with the last name McGrory.

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Where do most McGrorys live?

In 1921, most McGrorys lived in London.

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Interesting facts about McGrorys

How common is your surname?

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

We have 1,990 records for the McGrory surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were McGrorys most likely to marry?

Mc Grorys



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What are the most common McGrory first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for McGrorys

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

Common Female occupations for McGrorys in 1921
Mill Worker


Domestic Servant


Paper Mill Worker


Printfield Worker


House Wife


Common Male occupations for McGrorys in 1921
Coal Miner


General Labourer








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