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Origins of the Avery surname

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About the Averys

We have a total number of 60483 records for people with the last name Avery.

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Where do most Averys live?

In 1921, most Averys lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Averys

How common is your surname?

760th most common surname in the UK

We have 51,800 records for the Avery surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Averys most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Williamses

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Averys.

What are the most common Avery first names?

  • Harold
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Averys

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

Common Female occupations for Averys in 1921
Dressmaker

231

Laundress

189

General Servant Domestic

114

Charwoman

111

Domestic Servant

110

Common Male occupations for Averys in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

282

General Labourer

194

Farm Labourer

193

Farmer

148

Carpenter

144

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