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Origins of the Barling surname

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About the Barlings

We have a total number of 4905 records for people with the last name Barling.

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Where do most Barlings live?

In 1921, most Barlings lived in South East.


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Interesting facts about Barlings

How common is your surname?

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

We have 4,190 records for the Barling surname. The oldest one dates back to 1840.

Who were Barlings most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Barling first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Barlings

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

Common Female occupations for Barlings in 1921
Dressmaker

31

Living On Own Means

20

Tailoress

20

Private Means

14

Annuitant

13

Common Male occupations for Barlings in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

29

Farmer

26

Shipwright

22

Yeoman

21

Grocer

16

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