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Origins of the Edlin surname

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About the Edlins

We have a total number of 3278 records for people with the last name Edlin.

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Where do most Edlins live?

In 1921, most Edlins lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Edlins

How common is your surname?

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

We have 2,890 records for the Edlin surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Edlins most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Edlin first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Edlins

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

Common Female occupations for Edlins in 1921
Dressmaker

13

House Servant

9

Annuitant

8

Laundress

7

Domestic Servant

6

Common Male occupations for Edlins in 1921
Farmer

16

Carman

13

Yeoman

11

Agricultural Labourer

10

Butcher

10

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