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Origins of the Drakeford surname

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About the Drakefords

We have a total number of 3698 records for people with the last name Drakeford.

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Where do most Drakefords live?

In 1921, most Drakefords lived in West Midlands.


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Interesting facts about Drakefords

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We have 3,240 records for the Drakeford surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Drakefords most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Drakeford first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Drakefords

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

Common Female occupations for Drakefords in 1921
Laundress

13

Dressmaker

12

Silk Weaver

12

House Keeper

9

Ribbon Weaver

9

Common Male occupations for Drakefords in 1921
Potter

21

Silk Weaver

16

Clerk

12

Coal Miner

11

Ribbon Weaver

10

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