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Origins of the Blenkinsop surname

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We have a total number of 9389 records for people with the last name Blenkinsop.

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Where do most Blenkinsops live?

In 1921, most Blenkinsops lived in North East.


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Interesting facts about Blenkinsops

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

We have 8,820 records for the Blenkinsop surname. The oldest one dates back to 1600.

Who were Blenkinsops most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Blenkinsop first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Blenkinsops

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

Common Female occupations for Blenkinsops in 1921
Dressmaker

36

General Servant Domestic

22

Living On Own Means

22

House Servant

17

House Keeper

14

Common Male occupations for Blenkinsops in 1921
Coal Miner

83

Coal Miner Hewer

36

Butcher

35

Joiner

35

Agricultural Labourer

31

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