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Mcmunn Surname Meaning

Scottish and Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Munna (McIlMunn) ‘son of the servant (or devotee) of (Saint) MunnuMunnu being a pet name for Saint Fintan of Taghmon. This name which is also found in the form Mundu from earlier Mo-Fhindu is a hypocoristic form of Fionntan with the affective prefix mo- ‘my’. Although Fintan was an Irish saint this surname appears to have been coined in Scotland where there was a place called Kilmun ‘Saint Munnu's church’ near Inverary.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Mcminn, Mcdunn, Munn, Mcconn, Mccann, Mccune, Mcquinn, Mckean

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You can see how Mcmunn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mcmunn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mcmunn families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 21 Mcmunn families living in Lancashire. This was about 70% of all the recorded Mcmunn's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Mcmunn families in 1891.
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What did your Mcmunn ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Mcmunn. 75% of Mcmunn women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Brewery Beer Bottler
    25%
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Passenger Lists

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mcmunn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Mcmunn in 1940 was 54, and 71 in 2004.

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