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Origins of the Fleet surname

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About the Fleets

We have a total number of 23161 records for people with the last name Fleet.

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Where do most Fleets live?

In 1921, most Fleets lived in North West.


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Interesting facts about Fleets

How common is your surname?

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

We have 20,500 records for the Fleet surname. The oldest one dates back to 1220.

Who were Fleets most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Fleets.

What are the most common Fleet first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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

Common jobs for Fleets

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

Common Female occupations for Fleets in 1921
Dressmaker

74

General Servant Domestic

68

Laundress

63

Domestic Servant

54

General Servant

54

Common Male occupations for Fleets in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

171

General Labourer

108

Carpenter

92

Farm Labourer

90

Ab

74

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