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Origins of the Gentile surname

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About the Gentiles

We have a total number of 452 records for people with the last name Gentile.

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Where do most Gentiles live?

In 1921, most Gentiles lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Gentiles

How common is your surname?

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

We have 156 records for the Gentile surname. The oldest one dates back to 1998.

Who were Gentiles most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Gentiles.

What are the most common Gentile first names?

  • Antonio
  • Joseph
  • Mary
  • Maria

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

Common jobs for Gentiles

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

Common Female occupations for Gentiles in 1921


Domestic Servant


Dresser Maker Costumer


G Sarvant


Ice Cream Maker


Common Male occupations for Gentiles in 1921
Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


Semiskilled Machine Shop And Related Occupations


Semiskilled Mechanics And Repairmen




Stock Clerks


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