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Origins of the Learey surname

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About the Leareys

We have a total number of 1378 records for people with the last name Learey.

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Where do most Leareys live?

In 1921, most Leareys lived in East.


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Interesting facts about Leareys

How common is your surname?

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

We have 766 records for the Learey surname. The oldest one dates back to 1880.

Who were Leareys most likely to marry?

O Leareys

&

Smiths

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Leareys.

What are the most common Learey first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Ellen

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Learey family members

Common jobs for Leareys

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

Common Female occupations for Leareys in 1921
Servant

5

General Servant

4

Laundress

4

Domestic Servant

3

Farmers Wife

3

Common Male occupations for Leareys in 1921
Bricklayer

6

Agricultural Labourer

5

General Labourer

5

Laborer

4

Labourer Docks

4

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