Mcmahon Family History

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Mcmahon Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Mathghamhna, a patronymic from the byname Mathghamhain meaning ‘good calf’. This was the name of two (unrelated) chieftain families in counties Clare and Monaghan. In northern Ireland it is sometimes Anglicized as Matthews, since Matha was the Irish form of the Biblical name.

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


Similar surnames: Mccahon, Mahon, Mcgahan, Mcelhone, Monahan, Mclaren, Mcmahill

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Mcmahon Family Origin

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Mcmahon Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    10%
  • Tailor

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mcmahon family was Bricklayers Labourer. The most common Mcmahon occupation in the UK was Labourer. 10% of Mcmahon's were Labourers. Labourer, Tailor and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcmahon.

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Mcmahon Life Expectancy

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