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Origins of the Byrch surname

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About the Byrchs

We have a total number of 459 records for people with the last name Byrch.

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Where do most Byrchs live?

In 1921, most Byrchs lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Byrchs

How common is your surname?

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

We have 419 records for the Byrch surname. The oldest one dates back to 1573.

Who were Byrchs most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Byrchs.

What are the most common Byrch first names?

  • Thomas
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Byrch family members

Common jobs for Byrchs

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

Common Female occupations for Byrchs in 1921
Needle Woman






Agricultural Labourer


Artificial Florist


Common Male occupations for Byrchs in 1921


General Labourer




House Painter




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