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Origins of the Bayless surname

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About the Baylesses

We have a total number of 2750 records for people with the last name Bayless.

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Where do most Baylesses live?

In 1921, most Baylesses lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Baylesses

How common is your surname?

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

We have 2,090 records for the Bayless surname. The oldest one dates back to 1880.

Who were Baylesses most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Baylesses.

What are the most common Bayless first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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

Common jobs for Baylesses

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

Common Female occupations for Baylesses in 1921


General Servant


House Servant




General Servant Domestic


Common Male occupations for Baylesses in 1921
Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


Farm Hands


Agricultural Labourer


General Farmers


Cabinet Maker


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