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Mackrell Name Meaning

nickname from Old French maquerel ‘bawd’. from Middle English makerel ‘mackerel’ (the fish), hence a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or a seller of these fish. Possibly also from Middle English mackerel ‘red scorch marks (on the skin)’, perhaps a descriptive nickname for someone with a noticeable birthmark.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Cantrell, Cockrell, Maskell, Gambrell, Blackwell, Bracknell, Haskell

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Mackrell Family Origin

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Mackrell Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mackrell family was Annuitant. The most common Mackrell occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Mackrell's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mackrell.

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Mackrell Historical Records

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Mackrell Life Expectancy

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