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Origins of the Etchells surname

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About the Etchellses

We have a total number of 12890 records for people with the last name Etchells.

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Where do most Etchellses live?

In 1921, most Etchellses lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Etchellses

How common is your surname?

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

We have 11,600 records for the Etchells surname. The oldest one dates back to 1637.

Who were Etchellses most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Etchells first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Etchellses

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

Common Female occupations for Etchellses in 1921
Cotton Weaver




Cotton Winder


House Keeper


Silk Weaver


Common Male occupations for Etchellses in 1921
Coal Miner




Cotton Spinner




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