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Origins of the McVitty surname

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About the McVittys

We have a total number of 697 records for people with the last name McVitty.

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Where do most McVittys live?

In 1921, most McVittys lived in London.

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Interesting facts about McVittys

How common is your surname?

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

We have 234 records for the McVitty surname. The oldest one dates back to 1910.

Who were McVittys most likely to marry?

Mc Vittys



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What are the most common McVitty first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Jane
  • Mary

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Common jobs for McVittys

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

Common Female occupations for McVittys in 1921
Weaver At Cotton Mill


Cook Domestic






Callander Finisher


Common Male occupations for McVittys in 1921




Agl Labourer


Alms People


Assistant Of Excise


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