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Origins of the Egar surname

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About the Egars

We have a total number of 1630 records for people with the last name Egar.

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Where do most Egars live?

In 1921, most Egars lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Egars

How common is your surname?

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

We have 1,070 records for the Egar surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Egars most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Egars.

What are the most common Egar first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Egars

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

Common Female occupations for Egars in 1921
Farmers Daur






House Keeper


Living On Her Own Means


Common Male occupations for Egars in 1921


General Labourer


Gardener Domestic






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