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Origins of the Brabbin surname

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About the Brabbins

We have a total number of 852 records for people with the last name Brabbin.

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Where do most Brabbins live?

In 1921, most Brabbins lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Brabbins

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We have 778 records for the Brabbin surname. The oldest one dates back to 1885.

Who were Brabbins most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Brabbin first names?

  • Joseph
  • William
  • Eliza
  • Alice

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Common jobs for Brabbins

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

Common Female occupations for Brabbins in 1921
General Servant Domestic


Cotton Weaver


Domestic Servant




Agricultural Labourers Wife


Common Male occupations for Brabbins in 1921






Agricultural Labourer


Cotton Piecer


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