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Origins of the Ainsworth surname

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We have a total number of 66151 records for people with the last name Ainsworth.

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Where do most Ainsworths live?

In 1921, most Ainsworths lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Ainsworths

How common is your surname?

805th most common surname in the UK

We have 59,400 records for the Ainsworth surname. The oldest one dates back to 1552.

Who were Ainsworths most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Taylors

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What are the most common Ainsworth first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Ainsworths

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

Common Female occupations for Ainsworths in 1921
Cotton Weaver

1,256

Weaver

325

Cotton Winder

246

Weaver Cotton

241

Dressmaker

165

Common Male occupations for Ainsworths in 1921
Cotton Weaver

636

Weaver

221

General Labourer

205

Cotton Spinner

195

Coal Miner

152

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