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Origins of the Eyre surname

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We have a total number of 42847 records for people with the last name Eyre.

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Where do most Eyres live?

In 1921, most Eyres lived in Yorkshire.


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Interesting facts about Eyres

How common is your surname?

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

We have 38,200 records for the Eyre surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Eyres most likely to marry?

Smiths

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Halls

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Eyres.

What are the most common Eyre first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Eyres

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

Common Female occupations for Eyres in 1921
Dressmaker

130

Living On Own Means

121

Domestic Servant

84

General Servant Domestic

80

Cotton Weaver

59

Common Male occupations for Eyres in 1921
Coal Miner

219

Farmer

178

Coal Miner Hewer

106

General Labourer

106

Agricultural Labourer

81

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