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Origins of the McNeela surname

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About the McNeelas

We have a total number of 231 records for people with the last name McNeela.

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Where do most McNeelas live?

In 1921, most McNeelas lived in Yorkshire.


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Interesting facts about McNeelas

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We have 43 records for the McNeela surname. The oldest one dates back to 1939.

Who were McNeelas most likely to marry?

Mc Neelas

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Morans

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What are the most common McNeela first names?

  • John
  • Patrick
  • Mary
  • Bridget

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Common jobs for McNeelas

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

Common Female occupations for McNeelas in 1921
House Servant

1

Common Male occupations for McNeelas in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

2

Colliery Labourer

2

Farm Labourer

2

Gardener

2

Mason Labourer

2

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