Origins of the Beckett surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 77North West 476Isle of Man 4Yorkshire 989East Midlands 206West Midlands 605East 468London 1417South East 589South West 73South Wales 40Mid Wales 14West WalesNorth Wales 23Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Becketts lived in london

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    Interesting facts about Beckett

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    634th most common surname in the UK

    We have for the Beckett surname. The oldest one dates back to 1553.

    Who were Becketts most likely to marry?

    Beckwith Or Becketts
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    What are the most common Beckett first names?

    John

    William

    Mary

    Elizabeth

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    Common jobs for Becketts

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

    Commmon female occupations for Becketts in 1921

    Dressmaker

    230

    Cotton Weaver

    195

    General Servant Domestic

    147

    Laundress

    131

    Domestic Servant

    129

    Commmon male occupations for Becketts in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer

    284

    General Labourer

    250

    Farm Labourer

    194

    Farmer

    166

    Coal Miner

    145

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