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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?

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What are the most common Learey first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Ellen

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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


General Servant




Domestic Servant


Farmers Wife


Common Male occupations for Leareys in 1921


Agricultural Labourer


General Labourer




Labourer Docks


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