Origins of the Burrett surname

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    In 1921, most Burretts lived in london

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    Interesting facts about Burrett

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    Who were Burretts most likely to marry?

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    What are the most common Burrett first names?

    William

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    Elizabeth

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    Common jobs for Burretts

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

    Commmon female occupations for Burretts in 1921

    Laundress

    25

    Servant

    10

    Domestic Servant

    9

    Dressmaker

    9

    House Servant

    9

    Commmon male occupations for Burretts in 1921

    Bricklayer

    35

    Agricultural Labourer

    20

    Carpenter

    17

    Farm Labourer

    17

    General Labourer

    15

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