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Origins of the Ackrill surname

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We have a total number of 2724 records for people with the last name Ackrill.

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Where do most Ackrills live?

In 1921, most Ackrills lived in West Midlands.


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Interesting facts about Ackrills

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We have 2,570 records for the Ackrill surname. The oldest one dates back to 1840.

Who were Ackrills most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Ackrill first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Ackrills

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

Common Female occupations for Ackrills in 1921
Dressmaker

14

Domestic Servant

8

General Servant Domestic

8

Charwoman

4

General Servant

4

Common Male occupations for Ackrills in 1921
Joiner

12

Agricultural Labourer

10

Bricklayer

10

Blacksmith

9

Farm Labourer

9

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