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Origins of the Kirkland surname

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About the Kirklands

We have a total number of 29604 records for people with the last name Kirkland.

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Where do most Kirklands live?

In 1921, most Kirklands lived in East Midlands.


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Interesting facts about Kirklands

How common is your surname?

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

We have 23,500 records for the Kirkland surname. The oldest one dates back to 1558.

Who were Kirklands most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Johnsons

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Kirklands.

What are the most common Kirkland first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Kirkland family members

Common jobs for Kirklands

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

Common Female occupations for Kirklands in 1921
Dressmaker

90

Domestic Servant

86

Housekeeper

68

Cotton Weaver

55

House Servant

50

Common Male occupations for Kirklands in 1921
Coal Miner

174

Joiner

99

Farmer

98

Farm Hands

93

Weaver

87

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