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Origins of the Daniels surname

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About the Danielses

We have a total number of 118878 records for people with the last name Daniels.

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Alternative variations of the name Daniels

Daniels, Daniel, Danels, Danel, Danyel

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Where do most Danielses live?

In 1921, most Danielses lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Danielses

How common is your surname?

447th most common surname in the UK

We have 99,300 records for the Daniels surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Danielses most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Daniels first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Danielses

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

Common Female occupations for Danielses in 1921




Domestic Servant


General Servant Domestic




Common Male occupations for Danielses in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


General Labourer


Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


Farm Labourer


Farm Hands


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