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Origins of the Evershed surname

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We have a total number of 3820 records for people with the last name Evershed.

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Where do most Eversheds live?

In 1921, most Eversheds lived in South East.


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Interesting facts about Eversheds

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We have 3,420 records for the Evershed surname. The oldest one dates back to 1830.

Who were Eversheds most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Evershed first names?

  • Ewen
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Eversheds

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

Common Female occupations for Eversheds in 1921
Living On Own Means

21

Governess

15

Dressmaker

13

Teacher

13

House Keeper

12

Common Male occupations for Eversheds in 1921
Farmer

20

Agricultural Labourer

16

Tallow Chandler

15

Carpenter

13

Clerk

11

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