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Origins of the McNamarra surname

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About the McNamarras

We have a total number of 1201 records for people with the last name McNamarra.

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Where do most McNamarras live?

In 1921, most McNamarras lived in London.

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Interesting facts about McNamarras

How common is your surname?

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

We have 339 records for the McNamarra surname. The oldest one dates back to 1860.

Who were McNamarras most likely to marry?

Mc Namarras



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What are the most common McNamarra first names?

  • John
  • Michael
  • Mary
  • Bridget

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Common jobs for McNamarras

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

Common Female occupations for McNamarras in 1921


Boot Binder


Domestic Servant


Furniture Broker Daur


At Home


Common Male occupations for McNamarras in 1921
Coal Miner


Agricultural Labourer


General Labourer


Bricklayers Labourer




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