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Origins of the Larway surname

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About the Larways

We have a total number of 483 records for people with the last name Larway.

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Where do most Larways live?

In 1921, most Larways lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Larways

How common is your surname?

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

We have 396 records for the Larway surname. The oldest one dates back to 1910.

Who were Larways most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Larway first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Elizabeth
  • Emma

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Common jobs for Larways

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

Common Female occupations for Larways in 1921
Machinist (Collar Factory)


Silk Weaver


Collar Machinist


Domestic Servant




Common Male occupations for Larways in 1921


Music Publisher


Silk Weaver


Tailor Maker


Agricultural Labourer


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