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Origins of the McVeity surname

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About the McVeitys

We have a total number of 92 records for people with the last name McVeity.

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Where do most McVeitys live?

In 1921, most McVeitys lived in Northern Ireland.

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Interesting facts about McVeitys

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We have 41 records for the McVeity surname. The oldest one dates back to 1871.

Who were McVeitys most likely to marry?

Mc Veitys



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What are the most common McVeity first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Sarah
  • Mary Jane

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Common jobs for McVeitys

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

Common Female occupations for McVeitys in 1921
Foundry Labs Wife


General Servant


Laundress (Unemployed)


Common Male occupations for McVeitys in 1921
Colour Mixer (Cott Dyer)




Boiler Smith


Foundry Lab


Labourer Iron Foundry


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