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Origins of the Eckersley surname

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About the Eckersleys

We have a total number of 19392 records for people with the last name Eckersley.

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Where do most Eckersleys live?

In 1921, most Eckersleys lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Eckersleys

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We have 17,800 records for the Eckersley surname. The oldest one dates back to 1820.

Who were Eckersleys most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Eckersley first names?

  • James
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Eckersleys

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

Common Female occupations for Eckersleys in 1921
Cotton Weaver


Cotton Winder


Silk Weaver




House Keeper


Common Male occupations for Eckersleys in 1921
Coal Miner


Coal Miner Hewer


Cotton Spinner


Cotton Weaver




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