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Origins of the Avern surname

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About the Averns

We have a total number of 1035 records for people with the last name Avern.

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Where do most Averns live?

In 1921, most Averns lived in West Midlands.

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Interesting facts about Averns

How common is your surname?

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

We have 931 records for the Avern surname. The oldest one dates back to 1820.

Who were Averns most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Avern first names?

  • Thomas
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Averns

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

Common Female occupations for Averns in 1921


On Own Means


Dress Maker


House Keeper


House Servant


Common Male occupations for Averns in 1921
Cork Cutter




Gun Finisher




Agricultural Labourer


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