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Origins of the Kidd surname

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About the Kidds

We have a total number of 66854 records for people with the last name Kidd.

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Where do most Kidds live?

In 1921, most Kidds lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Kidds

How common is your surname?

762nd most common surname in the UK

We have 53,600 records for the Kidd surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Kidds most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Kidd first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Kidds

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

Common Female occupations for Kidds in 1921


Domestic Servant




General Servant Domestic


Living On Own Means


Common Male occupations for Kidds in 1921


General Labourer


Agricultural Labourer




Coal Miner


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