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Origins of the Bilkey surname

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About the Bilkeys

We have a total number of 1479 records for people with the last name Bilkey.

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Where do most Bilkeys live?

In 1921, most Bilkeys lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Bilkeys

How common is your surname?

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

We have 1,160 records for the Bilkey surname. The oldest one dates back to 1880.

Who were Bilkeys most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Bilkey first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Jane

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Common jobs for Bilkeys

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

Common Female occupations for Bilkeys in 1921
House Servant


Agricultural Labourer


Domestic Servant


General Servant


General Servant Domestic


Common Male occupations for Bilkeys in 1921
China Clay Labourer


Farm Labourer


Agricultural Labourer


Clay Labourer




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