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Origins of the Ankers surname

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About the Ankerses

We have a total number of 8708 records for people with the last name Ankers.

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Where do most Ankerses live?

In 1921, most Ankerses lived in North West.


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Interesting facts about Ankerses

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We have 8,190 records for the Ankers surname. The oldest one dates back to 1820.

Who were Ankerses most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Ankers first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Ankerses

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

Common Female occupations for Ankerses in 1921
Laundress

27

Dressmaker

25

Domestic Servant

20

General Servant Domestic

20

House Keeper

16

Common Male occupations for Ankerses in 1921
General Labourer

44

Coal Miner

42

Agricultural Labourer

36

Farmer

34

Joiner

24

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