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Origin, popularity and meaning of the name MCMASTER

Origin

McMaster : Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Mháighistir ‘son of the master’ meaning ‘teacher’ or ‘cleric’. It could also be applied in the sense of ‘lord’ or ‘owner’. This name was sometimes Anglicized as Masterson.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 8,026 individuals with the name MCMASTER on Geneanet.

 

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    (155 individuals)

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    Variants of name MCMASTER

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