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Origins of the McNeal surname

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About the McNeals

We have a total number of 5070 records for people with the last name McNeal.

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Where do most McNeals live?

In 1921, most McNeals lived in North East.


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Interesting facts about McNeals

How common is your surname?

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

We have 1,850 records for the McNeal surname. The oldest one dates back to 1807.

Who were McNeals most likely to marry?

Mc Neals

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Smiths

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married McNeals.

What are the most common McNeal first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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

Common jobs for McNeals

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

Common Female occupations for McNeals in 1921
House Servant

11

Domestic Servant

10

Laundress

6

Dressmaker

5

Farmers Daughter

5

Common Male occupations for McNeals in 1921
Coal Miner

22

Farmer

14

Mariner

12

Tailor

11

Coal Miner Hewer

9

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