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Origins of the Carpenter surname

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About the Carpenters

We have a total number of 132091 records for people with the last name Carpenter.

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Alternative variations of the name Carpenter

Carpenter, Carpentar, Carpentir, Carpentor, Karpenter

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Where do most Carpenters live?

In 1921, most Carpenters lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Carpenters

How common is your surname?

380th most common surname in the UK

We have 110,000 records for the Carpenter surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Carpenters most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Browns

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What are the most common Carpenter first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Carpenters

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

Common Female occupations for Carpenters in 1921
Dressmaker

512

Laundress

397

Domestic Servant

303

General Servant Domestic

292

General Servant

244

Common Male occupations for Carpenters in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

653

Carpenter

516

General Labourer

450

Farm Labourer

364

Farm Hands

362

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