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Origins of the Barrowdale surname

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About the Barrowdales

We have a total number of 417 records for people with the last name Barrowdale.

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Where do most Barrowdales live?

In 1921, most Barrowdales lived in West Midlands.

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Interesting facts about Barrowdales

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We have 371 records for the Barrowdale surname. The oldest one dates back to 1880.

Who were Barrowdales most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Barrowdale first names?

  • Thomas
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Barrowdales

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

Common Female occupations for Barrowdales in 1921


F W K Wool


Glove Stitcher At Home


House Servant




Common Male occupations for Barrowdales in 1921




Frame Work Knitter


School Master


Ag Labourer


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