Origins of the Earl surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 165North West 169Isle of ManYorkshire 304East Midlands 219West Midlands 74East 219London 1007South East 614South West 108South Wales 12Mid Wales 3West WalesNorth Wales 6Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Earls lived in london

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    Interesting facts about Earl

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    What are the most common Earl first names?

    John

    William

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    Elizabeth

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    Common jobs for Earls

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    Common female occupations for Earls in 1921

    Dressmaker

    193

    Laundress

    134

    General Servant Domestic

    109

    Domestic Servant

    93

    Servant

    78

    Common male occupations for Earls in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer

    237

    General Labourer

    182

    Carpenter

    145

    Farm Labourer

    135

    Bricklayer

    112

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