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Origins of the McMeekin surname

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About the McMeekins

We have a total number of 2921 records for people with the last name McMeekin.

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Where do most McMeekins live?

In 1921, most McMeekins lived in North East.

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Interesting facts about McMeekins

How common is your surname?

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

We have 1,320 records for the McMeekin surname. The oldest one dates back to 1860.

Who were McMeekins most likely to marry?

Mc Meekins



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What are the most common McMeekin first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for McMeekins

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

Common Female occupations for McMeekins in 1921


Domestic Servant




House Keeper


General Servant


Common Male occupations for McMeekins in 1921
Coal Miner


General Labourer








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