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Origins of the Elliot surname

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About the Elliots

We have a total number of 71258 records for people with the last name Elliot.

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Where do most Elliots live?

In 1921, most Elliots lived in North East.


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Interesting facts about Elliots

How common is your surname?

735th most common surname in the UK

We have 56,100 records for the Elliot surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Elliots most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Browns

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What are the most common Elliot first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Elliot family members

Common jobs for Elliots

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

Common Female occupations for Elliots in 1921
Dressmaker

310

Domestic Servant

200

House Servant

196

House Keeper

154

Housekeeper

154

Common Male occupations for Elliots in 1921
Coal Miner

372

Shepherd

308

Farmer

290

Agricultural Labourer

191

Joiner

187

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