Origins of the Homer surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 74North West 66Isle of ManYorkshire 391East Midlands 81West Midlands 1414East 46London 311South East 130South West 56South Wales 34Mid Wales 5West Wales 2North Wales 14Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Homers lived in west-midlands

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    Interesting facts about Homer

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    What are the most common Homer first names?

    William

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    Elizabeth

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    Common jobs for Homers

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    Commmon female occupations for Homers in 1921

    Chain Maker

    133

    Dressmaker

    102

    Domestic Servant

    67

    General Servant Domestic

    56

    General Servant

    53

    Commmon male occupations for Homers in 1921

    Chain Maker

    291

    Coal Miner

    126

    Chainmaker

    91

    Agricultural Labourer

    84

    General Labourer

    81

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