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Origins of the McQuigg surname

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About the McQuiggs

We have a total number of 248 records for people with the last name McQuigg.

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Where do most McQuiggs live?

In 1921, most McQuiggs lived in Northern Ireland.

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Interesting facts about McQuiggs

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We have 37 records for the McQuigg surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were McQuiggs most likely to marry?

Mc Quiggs



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What are the most common McQuigg first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Sarah

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Common jobs for McQuiggs

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

Common Female occupations for McQuiggs in 1921
Hanter Hand At Callander




General Servant


Provision Dealer




Common Male occupations for McQuiggs in 1921
Rope Maker




Book Canvasser


Confectioners App


Flax & Hemp Dresser


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