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Origins of the Jordon surname

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About the Jordons

We have a total number of 21369 records for people with the last name Jordon.

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Where do most Jordons live?

In 1921, most Jordons lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Jordons

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

We have 15,800 records for the Jordon surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Jordons most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Jordon first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Jordons

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

Common Female occupations for Jordons in 1921
House Servant

51

Dressmaker

48

Laundress

45

Domestic Servant

37

General Servant

32

Common Male occupations for Jordons in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

90

General Labourer

65

Coal Miner

64

Farm Labourer

56

Carpenter

36

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