Origins of the Laurence surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 54North West 47Isle of Man 7Yorkshire 167East Midlands 44West Midlands 84East 127London 533South East 242South West 64South Wales 52Mid Wales 15West WalesNorth Wales 1Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Laurences lived in london

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    What are the most common Laurence first names?

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    Common jobs for Laurences

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    Common female occupations for Laurences in 1921

    Dressmaker

    145

    Laundress

    118

    Domestic Servant

    90

    General Servant Domestic

    68

    General Servant

    65

    Common male occupations for Laurences in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer

    156

    Carpenter

    107

    General Labourer

    100

    Gardener

    76

    Farm Labourer

    75

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