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Origins of the McNamer surname

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About the McNamers

We have a total number of 417 records for people with the last name McNamer.

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Where do most McNamers live?

In 1921, most McNamers lived in London.

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Interesting facts about McNamers

How common is your surname?

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

We have 98 records for the McNamer surname. The oldest one dates back to 1860.

Who were McNamers most likely to marry?

Mc Namers



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What are the most common McNamer first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for McNamers

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

Common Female occupations for McNamers in 1921
Calico Weaver


Atend School




Cook Domestic


Cotton Winder


Common Male occupations for McNamers in 1921


Iron Moulder


Able Seaman


Blacksmith Apprentice


Book Finisher


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