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Origins of the Isaacs surname

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About the Isaacses

We have a total number of 35595 records for people with the last name Isaacs.

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Where do most Isaacses live?

In 1921, most Isaacses lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Isaacses

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We have 28,000 records for the Isaacs surname. The oldest one dates back to 1553.

Who were Isaacses most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Isaacs first names?

  • John
  • George
  • Sarah
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Isaacses

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

Common Female occupations for Isaacses in 1921




Living On Own Means


Cigar Maker




Common Male occupations for Isaacses in 1921


General Dealer


Cigar Maker




Coal Miner


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