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Origins of the Airlie surname

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About the Airlies

We have a total number of 1363 records for people with the last name Airlie.

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Where do most Airlies live?

In 1921, most Airlies lived in North East.

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Interesting facts about Airlies

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 972 records for the Airlie surname. The oldest one dates back to 1829.

Who were Airlies most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Airlies.

What are the most common Airlie first names?

  • James
  • John
  • Mary
  • Margaret

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Airlie family members

Common jobs for Airlies

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

Common Female occupations for Airlies in 1921


Jute Spinner


Mill Worker






Common Male occupations for Airlies in 1921
General Labourer


Coal Miner




Iron Moulder




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