Origins of the Adlem surname

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    In 1921, most Adlems lived in south-east

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    What are the most common Adlem first names?

    William

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    Elizabeth

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    Common jobs for Adlems

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    Commmon female occupations for Adlems in 1921

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    Dressmaker

    9

    Laundress

    6

    Domestic Servant

    3

    General Servant

    3

    Commmon male occupations for Adlems in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer

    17

    Farm Labourer

    15

    Shepherd

    13

    Blacksmith

    10

    Carter

    7

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