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Origins of the Cert surname

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About the Certs

We have a total number of 46 records for people with the last name Cert.

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Where do most Certs live?

In 1921, most Certs lived in Northern Ireland.

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Interesting facts about Certs

How common is your surname?

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

We have 34 records for the Cert surname. The oldest one dates back to 1558.

Who were Certs most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Certs.

What are the most common Cert first names?

  • Henry
  • John
  • Catherine
  • Elizabeth

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

Common jobs for Certs

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

Common Female occupations for Certs in 1921


Household Works




Servant Cook


Common Male occupations for Certs in 1921
Able Seaman


Agricultural Labourer


Brick Layer




Commercial Traveller


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