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Origins of the Bryant surname

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About the Bryants

We have a total number of 150974 records for people with the last name Bryant.

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Alternative variations of the name Bryant

Bryant, Brian, Bran, Bryan, Bryane

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Where do most Bryants live?

In 1921, most Bryants lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Bryants

How common is your surname?

353rd most common surname in the UK

We have 131,000 records for the Bryant surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Bryants most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Bryant first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Bryants

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

Common Female occupations for Bryants in 1921




General Servant Domestic


Domestic Servant


General Servant


Common Male occupations for Bryants in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


General Labourer


Farm Hands


Coal Miner




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