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Origins of the Ingersoll surname

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About the Ingersolls

We have a total number of 1460 records for people with the last name Ingersoll.

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Where do most Ingersolls live?

In 1921, most Ingersolls lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Ingersolls

How common is your surname?

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

We have 260 records for the Ingersoll surname. The oldest one dates back to 1871.

Who were Ingersolls most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Ingersoll first names?

  • John
  • Charles
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Ingersolls

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

Common Female occupations for Ingersolls in 1921
Private Means


Bookkeepers And Cashiers


Chief Charge Nurse


Dress Maker


General Servant Domestic


Common Male occupations for Ingersolls in 1921
Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


Farm Hands


Skilled Mechanics And Repairmen


Semiskilled Mechanics And Repairmen


6th Engineer


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