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Mcmaster Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Maighstir or Mac A’Mhaighstir ‘son of (the) master’, from Gaelic maighstir, a title for a clergyman.

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


Similar surnames: Mccarter, Mccotter, Mccaskey, Mcfate, Master, Mcmartin, Mcaleer

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Mcmaster Family Origin

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Mcmaster Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mcmaster ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Boiler Maker

    7%
  • Gamekeeper

    7%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mcmaster family was Blacksmith. Boiler Maker, Gamekeeper and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcmaster. The most common Mcmaster occupation in the UK was Boiler Maker. 7% of Mcmaster's were Boiler Makers.

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Mcmaster Historical Records

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Mcmaster Life Expectancy

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