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Origins of the Avril surname

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About the Avrils

We have a total number of 219 records for people with the last name Avril.

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Where do most Avrils live?

In 1921, most Avrils lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Avrils

How common is your surname?

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

We have 138 records for the Avril surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Avrils most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Avrils.

What are the most common Avril first names?

  • Paul
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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

Common jobs for Avrils

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

Common Female occupations for Avrils in 1921
General Servant




Assistant School Misstress


Cook (Domestic




Common Male occupations for Avrils in 1921
Farmers Son




Black Smith


Book Keeper


Cabinet Maker


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