Origins of the Burgh surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 13North West 5Isle of ManYorkshire 8East Midlands 12West Midlands 25East 4London 34South East 18South West 9South Wales 2Mid WalesWest WalesNorth WalesRepublic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Burghs lived in london

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    Interesting facts about Burgh

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    What are the most common Burgh first names?

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    Common jobs for Burghs

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

    Commmon female occupations for Burghs in 1921

    Dressmaker

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    Private Means

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    General Servant

    6

    Housekeeper

    6

    Servant

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    Commmon male occupations for Burghs in 1921

    Gentleman

    8

    Tailor

    6

    Clerk

    5

    Fishmonger

    5

    Agricultural Labourer

    4

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