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Origins of the Arnott surname

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We have a total number of 25248 records for people with the last name Arnott.

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Where do most Arnotts live?

In 1921, most Arnotts lived in North East.

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Interesting facts about Arnotts

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We have 19,300 records for the Arnott surname. The oldest one dates back to 1637.

Who were Arnotts most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Arnott first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Arnotts

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

Common Female occupations for Arnotts in 1921


Domestic Servant






Living On Own Means


Common Male occupations for Arnotts in 1921
Coal Miner


General Labourer






Agricultural Labourer


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