Origins of the Brecknell surname

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    In 1921, most Brecknells lived in west-midlands

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    What are the most common Brecknell first names?

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    Common jobs for Brecknells

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    Commmon female occupations for Brecknells in 1921

    Dressmaker

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    Drapers Assistant

    4

    Barmaid

    3

    Bedstead Painter

    3

    Domestic Servant

    3

    Commmon male occupations for Brecknells in 1921

    Butcher

    12

    Watchmaker

    9

    Tallowchandler

    7

    Carpet Weaver

    5

    Commercial Traveller

    4

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