Origins of the McOlvin surname

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    In 1921, most McOlvins lived in north-east

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    Interesting facts about Mcolvin

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    What are the most common Mcolvin first names?

    John

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    Edith

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    Common jobs for Mcolvins

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    Common female occupations for Mcolvins in 1921

    Dressmaker

    3

    Bootkeeper To Dressmaker

    1

    Cashier To Tramway Co

    1

    Chain Maker Wife

    1

    Domestic Serv

    1

    Common male occupations for Mcolvins in 1921

    Blacksmith

    6

    Chain Maker

    2

    Railway Clerk

    2

    Steel Smelter

    2

    Boilermakers Apprentice

    1

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