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Origins of the Bavill surname

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About the Bavills

We have a total number of 92 records for people with the last name Bavill.

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Where do most Bavills live?

In 1921, most Bavills lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Bavills

How common is your surname?

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

We have 84 records for the Bavill surname. The oldest one dates back to 1920.

Who were Bavills most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Bavills.

What are the most common Bavill first names?

  • John
  • Richard Henry
  • Selina
  • Mary

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Bavill family members

Common jobs for Bavills

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

Common Female occupations for Bavills in 1921


Cotton Blower


Domestic Servant


Engine Drivers Widow


Help In House Work


Common Male occupations for Bavills in 1921
Farm Servant


Gentleman Training...


Agricultural Labourer






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