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Origins of the Earle surname

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About the Earles

We have a total number of 26277 records for people with the last name Earle.

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Where do most Earles live?

In 1921, most Earles lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Earles

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 19,900 records for the Earle surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Earles most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Browns

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What are the most common Earle first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Earle family members

Common jobs for Earles

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

Common Female occupations for Earles in 1921
Living On Own Means

101

Dressmaker

91

Laundress

76

Domestic Servant

54

Widow

52

Common Male occupations for Earles in 1921
Carpenter

81

Yeoman

79

Gardener

60

Tailor

59

General Labourer

57

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