Origins of the Amer surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 31North West 31Isle of ManYorkshire 50East Midlands 4West Midlands 8East 11London 147South East 107South West 20South Wales 4Mid Wales 1West WalesNorth Wales 2Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Amers lived in london

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    Interesting facts about Amer

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    What are the most common Amer first names?

    William

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    Elizabeth

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    Common jobs for Amers

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    Commmon female occupations for Amers in 1921

    Dressmaker

    16

    Tailoress

    11

    Laundress

    10

    Living On Own Means

    10

    House Servant

    9

    Commmon male occupations for Amers in 1921

    Butcher

    29

    Carpenter

    20

    Agricultural Labourer

    18

    General Labourer

    12

    Painter

    12

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