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Origins of the Ackhurst surname

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We have a total number of 610 records for people with the last name Ackhurst.

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Where do most Ackhursts live?

In 1921, most Ackhursts lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about Ackhursts

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We have 575 records for the Ackhurst surname. The oldest one dates back to 1890.

Who were Ackhursts most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Ackhurst first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Elizabeth
  • Sarah

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Common jobs for Ackhursts

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Ackhursts in 1921


General Servant






Cook (Domestic)


Common Male occupations for Ackhursts in 1921




General Labourer


Agricultural Labourer


Book Keeper


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