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Origins of the McWeeney surname

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About the McWeeneys

We have a total number of 951 records for people with the last name McWeeney.

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Where do most McWeeneys live?

In 1921, most McWeeneys lived in East Midlands.

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Interesting facts about McWeeneys

How common is your surname?

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

We have 186 records for the McWeeney surname. The oldest one dates back to 1881.

Who were McWeeneys most likely to marry?

Mc Weeneys



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What are the most common McWeeney first names?

  • John
  • Thomas
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for McWeeneys

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

Common Female occupations for McWeeneys in 1921


Wool Spinner






At Home


Common Male occupations for McWeeneys in 1921
Labourer General


Masons Labourer




Assistant Land Surveyor




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