Mcgill Family History

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Mcgill Name Meaning

Scottish (Galloway) and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Ghoill ‘son of the stranger’ (see Gall 1). Irish: short form of Gaelic names beginning with Mac Giolla ‘son of the servant (or devotee) of’ (see for example McElroy). Scottish: Anglicized form of Mac Ghille Mhaoil, otherwise Anglicized as McMillan.

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


Similar surnames: Magill, Gill, Mckell, Mcfall, Mccall, Mcgirr, Mcgillis, Mcgillen

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Mcgill Family Origin

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Mcgill Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    3%
  • Charwoman

    3%
  • Engine Fitter

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Mcgill occupation in the UK was Baker. 3% of Mcgill's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Mcgill family was Labourer. Baker, Charwoman and Engine Fitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgill.

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Mcgill Historical Records

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Mcgill Life Expectancy

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