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Origins of the Akister surname

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About the Akisters

We have a total number of 894 records for people with the last name Akister.

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Where do most Akisters live?

In 1921, most Akisters lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Akisters

How common is your surname?

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

We have 841 records for the Akister surname. The oldest one dates back to 1889.

Who were Akisters most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Akisters.

What are the most common Akister first names?

  • John
  • Thomas
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Akisters

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

Common Female occupations for Akisters in 1921
Domestic Servant


General Servant


General Servant Domestic


At School




Common Male occupations for Akisters in 1921
Stone Mason




General Labourer


At School


Farm Labourer


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