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Origins of the Floyd surname

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About the Floyds

We have a total number of 35499 records for people with the last name Floyd.

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Where do most Floyds live?

In 1921, most Floyds lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Floyds

How common is your surname?

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

We have 28,300 records for the Floyd surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Floyds most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Williamses

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Floyds.

What are the most common Floyd first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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

Common jobs for Floyds

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

Common Female occupations for Floyds in 1921
Dressmaker

147

Laundress

102

Domestic Servant

75

Nurse

65

General Servant Domestic

61

Common Male occupations for Floyds in 1921
Farm Hands

220

Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

137

General Farmers

125

General Labourer

101

Bricklayer

87

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