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Origins of the Ali surname

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About the Alis

We have a total number of 7394 records for people with the last name Ali.

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Where do most Alis live?

In 1921, most Alis lived in South West.


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Interesting facts about Alis

How common is your surname?

813th most common surname in the UK

We have 1,380 records for the Ali surname. The oldest one dates back to 1370.

Who were Alis most likely to marry?

Momins

&

Khans

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What are the most common Ali first names?

  • Mohammed
  • Ahmed
  • Yasmin
  • Fatima

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Common jobs for Alis

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

Common Female occupations for Alis in 1921
Boot Machinist

5

Clerk

3

Seamstress

3

Shoe Fitter

2

Tailoress

2

Common Male occupations for Alis in 1921
Fireman

26

Law Student

9

Trader

8

Hawker

5

Porter

5

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