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Origins of the Balbirnie surname

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About the Balbirnies

We have a total number of 473 records for people with the last name Balbirnie.

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Where do most Balbirnies live?

In 1921, most Balbirnies lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Balbirnies

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We have 434 records for the Balbirnie surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Balbirnies most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Balbirnie first names?

  • William
  • David
  • Margaret
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Balbirnies

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

Common Female occupations for Balbirnies in 1921
Mill Worker


Living On Own Means


No Employment




Licensed Victualler


Common Male occupations for Balbirnies in 1921










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