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Origins of the Dransfield surname

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About the Dransfields

We have a total number of 12042 records for people with the last name Dransfield.

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Where do most Dransfields live?

In 1921, most Dransfields lived in Yorkshire.


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Interesting facts about Dransfields

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We have 11,400 records for the Dransfield surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Dransfields most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Dransfield first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Dransfields

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

Common Female occupations for Dransfields in 1921
Cotton Weaver

46

Woollen Weaver

46

Dressmaker

34

Blanket Weaver

24

At Home

22

Common Male occupations for Dransfields in 1921
Coal Miner

156

Coal Miner Hewer

51

Coal Hewer

29

Woollen Weaver

28

Fancy Weaver

26

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