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Origins of the McKeirnan surname

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About the McKeirnans

We have a total number of 254 records for people with the last name McKeirnan.

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Where do most McKeirnans live?

In 1921, most McKeirnans lived in Northern Ireland.

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Interesting facts about McKeirnans

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

We have 53 records for the McKeirnan surname. The oldest one dates back to 2002.

Who were McKeirnans most likely to marry?

Mc Keirnans



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What are the most common McKeirnan first names?

  • James
  • John
  • Mary
  • Catherine

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Common jobs for McKeirnans

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

Common Female occupations for McKeirnans in 1921
Card Room Frame Tenter








Power Loom Weaver


Common Male occupations for McKeirnans in 1921
Coal Miner


Coal Miner Contractor


General Labourer


Iron Works Labr


Baker Apprentice


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