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Origins of the Lacken surname

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About the Lackens

We have a total number of 280 records for people with the last name Lacken.

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Where do most Lackens live?

In 1921, most Lackens lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Lackens

How common is your surname?

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

We have 106 records for the Lacken surname. The oldest one dates back to 1992.

Who were Lackens most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Lacken first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Bridget

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Common jobs for Lackens

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

Common Female occupations for Lackens in 1921
Cotton Weaver




General Servant


Agricultural Labourers Wife


Annuitant & Fundholder


Common Male occupations for Lackens in 1921
Agricultural Labourer




Powe Loom Cotton Weaver


Box Maker




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