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Origins of the McNaught surname

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About the McNaughts

We have a total number of 14271 records for people with the last name McNaught.

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Where do most McNaughts live?

In 1921, most McNaughts lived in London.


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Interesting facts about McNaughts

How common is your surname?

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

We have 11,100 records for the McNaught surname. The oldest one dates back to 1846.

Who were McNaughts most likely to marry?

Mc Naughts

&

Smiths

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married McNaughts.

What are the most common McNaught first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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

Common jobs for McNaughts

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

Common Female occupations for McNaughts in 1921
Dressmaker

62

Housekeeper

56

F S

53

House Keeper

39

Domestic Servant

35

Common Male occupations for McNaughts in 1921
Weaver

75

Carter

66

Coal Miner

62

Joiner

50

Farmer

46

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