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Origins of the Connor surname

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About the Connors

We have a total number of 169862 records for people with the last name Connor.

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Alternative variations of the name Connor

Connor, O'Connor, O'Conor, Conor, Connah, Connore, Connors

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Where do most Connors live?

In 1921, most Connors lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Connors

How common is your surname?

482nd most common surname in the UK

We have 85,900 records for the Connor surname. The oldest one dates back to 1575.

Who were Connors most likely to marry?

O Connors



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What are the most common Connor first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Connors

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

Common Female occupations for Connors in 1921








Domestic Servant


Common Male occupations for Connors in 1921
General Labourer


Coal Miner


Dock Labourer






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