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Origins of the Aldgate surname

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About the Aldgates

We have a total number of 618 records for people with the last name Aldgate.

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Where do most Aldgates live?

In 1921, most Aldgates lived in East.

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Interesting facts about Aldgates

How common is your surname?

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

We have 600 records for the Aldgate surname. The oldest one dates back to 1220.

Who were Aldgates most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Aldgates.

What are the most common Aldgate first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Aldgates

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

Common Female occupations for Aldgates in 1921




Domestic Servant


Drapers Assistant




Common Male occupations for Aldgates in 1921
Agricultural Labourer




Farm Labourer


General Labourer


Book Seller & Parish Clerk


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