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Origins of the McNorton surname

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About the McNortons

We have a total number of 571 records for people with the last name McNorton.

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Where do most McNortons live?

In 1921, most McNortons lived in London.

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Interesting facts about McNortons

How common is your surname?

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

We have 309 records for the McNorton surname. The oldest one dates back to 1860.

Who were McNortons most likely to marry?

Mc Nortons



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What are the most common McNorton first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for McNortons

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

Common Female occupations for McNortons in 1921
Boot Machinist






Assistant Teacher




Common Male occupations for McNortons in 1921
Commercial Clerk


General Labourer






Chemical Labourer


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