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Origins of the England surname

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About the Englands

We have a total number of 77216 records for people with the last name England.

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Alternative variations of the name England

England, Angland, Englund, Englande, Englant, Eingland, Englands

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Where do most Englands live?

In 1921, most Englands lived in Yorkshire.


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Interesting facts about Englands

How common is your surname?

662nd most common surname in the UK

We have 66,600 records for the England surname. The oldest one dates back to 1100.

Who were Englands most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Browns

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Englands.

What are the most common England first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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

Common jobs for Englands

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

Common Female occupations for Englands in 1921
Dressmaker

301

Laundress

193

Domestic Servant

163

General Servant Domestic

151

General Servant

120

Common Male occupations for Englands in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

341

Coal Miner

301

General Labourer

213

Carpenter

186

Farm Labourer

186

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