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Origins of the Burtonwood surname

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About the Burtonwoods

We have a total number of 1684 records for people with the last name Burtonwood.

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Where do most Burtonwoods live?

In 1921, most Burtonwoods lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Burtonwoods

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 1,590 records for the Burtonwood surname. The oldest one dates back to 1863.

Who were Burtonwoods most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Burtonwood first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Burtonwoods

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

Common Female occupations for Burtonwoods in 1921
Cotton Weaver

20

Silk Weaver

8

At Home

4

Charwoman

4

Dressmaker

4

Common Male occupations for Burtonwoods in 1921
Coal Miner

16

Iron Moulder

16

Coal Miner Hewer

12

Cotton Weaver

8

Cotton Spinner

7

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