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Origins of the Eccles surname

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About the Eccleses

We have a total number of 54042 records for people with the last name Eccles.

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Where do most Eccleses live?

In 1921, most Eccleses lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Eccleses

How common is your surname?

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

We have 47,400 records for the Eccles surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Eccleses most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Taylors

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Eccleses.

What are the most common Eccles first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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

Common jobs for Eccleses

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

Common Female occupations for Eccleses in 1921
Cotton Weaver

1,059

Weaver

221

Weaver Cotton

194

Cotton Winder

149

Dressmaker

133

Common Male occupations for Eccleses in 1921
Cotton Weaver

504

Coal Miner

251

Farmer

176

General Labourer

158

Weaver

134

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