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Origins of the Egdell surname

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About the Egdells

We have a total number of 1408 records for people with the last name Egdell.

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Where do most Egdells live?

In 1921, most Egdells lived in North East.


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Interesting facts about Egdells

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We have 1,340 records for the Egdell surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Egdells most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Egdell first names?

  • John
  • Robert
  • Elizabeth
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Egdells

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

Common Female occupations for Egdells in 1921
Dressmaker

11

General Servant

4

Hind

4

Agricultural Labourer

2

At Home

2

Common Male occupations for Egdells in 1921
Gardener

12

Blacksmith

8

General Labourer

6

Tailor

6

Farmer

5

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