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Origins of the Ayers surname

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About the Ayerses

We have a total number of 21308 records for people with the last name Ayers.

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Where do most Ayerses live?

In 1921, most Ayerses lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Ayerses

How common is your surname?

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

We have 17,400 records for the Ayers surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Ayerses most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Johnsons

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What are the most common Ayers first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Ayerses

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

Common Female occupations for Ayerses in 1921
Dressmaker

72

Laundress

50

General Servant Domestic

48

General Servant

38

Domestic Servant

34

Common Male occupations for Ayerses in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

143

Farm Hands

111

Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

88

General Labourer

85

General Farmers

59

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