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Origins of the Menmuir surname

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About the Menmuirs

We have a total number of 719 records for people with the last name Menmuir.

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Where do most Menmuirs live?

In 1921, most Menmuirs lived in Northern Ireland.

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Interesting facts about Menmuirs

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

We have 662 records for the Menmuir surname. The oldest one dates back to 1867.

Who were Menmuirs most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Menmuir first names?

  • David
  • Alexander
  • Margaret
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Menmuirs

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

Common Female occupations for Menmuirs in 1921


Domestic Servant


Flax Spinner






Common Male occupations for Menmuirs in 1921
Flax Dresser




Flax Dresser (Hand)






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