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Origins of the Amos surname

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About the Amoses

We have a total number of 55273 records for people with the last name Amos.

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Where do most Amoses live?

In 1921, most Amoses lived in South East.


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Interesting facts about Amoses

How common is your surname?

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

We have 49,400 records for the Amos surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Amoses most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Joneses

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What are the most common Amos first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Amoses

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

Common Female occupations for Amoses in 1921
Dressmaker

254

Domestic Servant

157

Laundress

150

General Servant Domestic

121

Housekeeper

96

Common Male occupations for Amoses in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

309

General Labourer

193

Coal Miner

183

Farm Labourer

158

Bricklayer

145

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