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Origins of the Andrew surname

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About the Andrews

We have a total number of 111948 records for people with the last name Andrew.

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Where do most Andrews live?

In 1921, most Andrews lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Andrews

How common is your surname?

450th most common surname in the UK

We have 95,200 records for the Andrew surname. The oldest one dates back to 1100.

Who were Andrews most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Taylors

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Andrews.

What are the most common Andrew first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Andrew family members

Common jobs for Andrews

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

Common Female occupations for Andrews in 1921
Dressmaker

458

Cotton Weaver

381

House Keeper

247

Housekeeper

247

House Servant

190

Common Male occupations for Andrews in 1921
Farmer

608

Coal Miner

429

Agricultural Labourer

364

Farm Labourer

280

Joiner

223

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