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Origins of the Edge surname

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About the Edges

We have a total number of 63364 records for people with the last name Edge.

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Where do most Edges live?

In 1921, most Edges lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Edges

How common is your surname?

756th most common surname in the UK

We have 57,000 records for the Edge surname. The oldest one dates back to 1532.

Who were Edges most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Joneses

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What are the most common Edge first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Edges

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

Common Female occupations for Edges in 1921
Cotton Weaver

240

Dressmaker

219

Domestic Servant

122

General Servant Domestic

117

House Servant

104

Common Male occupations for Edges in 1921
Coal Miner

235

Farmer

212

General Labourer

207

Agricultural Labourer

167

Carter

150

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