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Origins of the Edmunds surname

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About the Edmundses

We have a total number of 47012 records for people with the last name Edmunds.

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Where do most Edmundses live?

In 1921, most Edmundses lived in South West.


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Interesting facts about Edmundses

How common is your surname?

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

We have 41,300 records for the Edmunds surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Edmundses most likely to marry?

Joneses

&

Smiths

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What are the most common Edmunds first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Edmundses

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

Common Female occupations for Edmundses in 1921
Dressmaker

233

Domestic Servant

100

General Servant Domestic

100

Laundress

87

General Servant

86

Common Male occupations for Edmundses in 1921
Coal Miner

331

Coal Miner Hewer

242

Farmer

203

Agricultural Labourer

171

General Labourer

127

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