Origins of the Bank surname

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    In 1921, most Banks lived in london

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    Interesting facts about Bank

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    What are the most common Bank first names?

    John

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    Common jobs for Banks

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    Commmon female occupations for Banks in 1921

    Dressmaker

    21

    House Servant

    17

    Servant

    15

    Domestic Servant

    14

    Cotton Weaver

    13

    Commmon male occupations for Banks in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer

    19

    Farmer

    19

    General Labourer

    19

    Coal Miner

    15

    Tailor

    14

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