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Origins of the Billet surname

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About the Billets

We have a total number of 744 records for people with the last name Billet.

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Where do most Billets live?

In 1921, most Billets lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Billets

How common is your surname?

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

We have 535 records for the Billet surname. The oldest one dates back to 1810.

Who were Billets most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Billet first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Billets

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

Common Female occupations for Billets in 1921
House Servant










Common Male occupations for Billets in 1921


Agr Labourer








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