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Origins of the Chadwick surname

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About the Chadwicks

We have a total number of 147252 records for people with the last name Chadwick.

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Alternative variations of the name Chadwick

Chadwick, Chadwicke, Chadwik, Shadwick, Chatwick

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Where do most Chadwicks live?

In 1921, most Chadwicks lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Chadwicks

How common is your surname?

336th most common surname in the UK

We have 131,000 records for the Chadwick surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Chadwicks most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Chadwick first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Chadwicks

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

Common Female occupations for Chadwicks in 1921
Cotton Weaver




Cotton Winder




Weaver Cotton


Common Male occupations for Chadwicks in 1921
Coal Miner


Cotton Weaver


General Labourer


Cotton Spinner




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