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Origins of the McLaine surname

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About the McLaines

We have a total number of 1414 records for people with the last name McLaine.

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Where do most McLaines live?

In 1921, most McLaines lived in North East.


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Interesting facts about McLaines

How common is your surname?

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

We have 957 records for the McLaine surname. The oldest one dates back to 1860.

Who were McLaines most likely to marry?

Mc Laines

&

Cheneys

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married McLaines.

What are the most common McLaine first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Catherine

Our birth record sets tell us the names of McLaine family members

Common jobs for McLaines

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

Common Female occupations for McLaines in 1921
F S

15

Ind

7

Annuitant

5

Domestic Servant

5

Dressmaker

5

Common Male occupations for McLaines in 1921
M S

10

General Labourer

8

Shoemaker

7

Tenant

7

Crofter

6

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