Origins of the Laird surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 59North West 74Isle of ManYorkshire 43East Midlands 8West Midlands 15East 49London 190South East 69South West 11South WalesMid Wales 2West WalesNorth Wales 4Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Lairds lived in london

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    What are the most common Laird first names?

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    Common jobs for Lairds

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    Common female occupations for Lairds in 1921

    Dressmaker

    105

    Domestic Servant

    99

    Housekeeper

    69

    House Keeper

    60

    F S

    52

    Common male occupations for Lairds in 1921

    Coal Miner

    607

    Farmer

    141

    Weaver

    103

    Carter

    86

    Farm Servant

    80

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