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Origins of the Exten surname

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About the Extens

We have a total number of 339 records for people with the last name Exten.

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Where do most Extens live?

In 1921, most Extens lived in South Wales.

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Interesting facts about Extens

How common is your surname?

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

We have 301 records for the Exten surname. The oldest one dates back to 1820.

Who were Extens most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Extens.

What are the most common Exten first names?

  • Thomas
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Extens

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

Common Female occupations for Extens in 1921




Straw Bonnet Maker


At Home


Dress Maker


Common Male occupations for Extens in 1921




Agricultural Labourer


French Polisher




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