Origins of the Lawyer surname

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    In 1921, most Lawyers lived in northern-ireland

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    Interesting facts about Lawyer

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    What are the most common Lawyer first names?

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    Common jobs for Lawyers

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    Common female occupations for Lawyers in 1921

    General Servant Domestic

    5

    Private Means

    5

    Servant Domestic

    4

    Cook

    3

    Cook Domestic

    2

    Common male occupations for Lawyers in 1921

    Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

    13

    Farm Hands

    9

    General Labourer

    9

    Skilled Occupations In Manufacture Of Electrical Machinery And Accessories

    6

    Bricklayer

    4

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