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Origins of the Baistow surname

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About the Baistows

We have a total number of 765 records for people with the last name Baistow.

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Where do most Baistows live?

In 1921, most Baistows lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Baistows

How common is your surname?

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We have 716 records for the Baistow surname. The oldest one dates back to 1890.

Who were Baistows most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Baistow first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Baistows

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

Common Female occupations for Baistows in 1921
Worsted Weaver


Cotton Weaver


Worsted Spinner




Weaver Cotton


Common Male occupations for Baistows in 1921
Cotton Warp Dresser


Warp Dresser


Coal Miner




Agricultural Labourer


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