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Origins of the Bankcroft surname

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About the Bankcrofts

We have a total number of 193 records for people with the last name Bankcroft.

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Where do most Bankcrofts live?

In 1921, most Bankcrofts lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Bankcrofts

How common is your surname?

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

We have 184 records for the Bankcroft surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Bankcrofts most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Bankcrofts.

What are the most common Bankcroft first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Bankcrofts

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

Common Female occupations for Bankcrofts in 1921


House Servant




Cotton Weaver




Common Male occupations for Bankcrofts in 1921
Power Loom Weaver (Cotton)


Agricultural Labourer


General Labourer


Pocket Knife Cutler




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