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Origins of the Leaver surname

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About the Leavers

We have a total number of 21473 records for people with the last name Leaver.

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Where do most Leavers live?

In 1921, most Leavers lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Leavers

How common is your surname?

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We have 19,400 records for the Leaver surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Leavers most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Haworths

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What are the most common Leaver first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Leavers

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

Common Female occupations for Leavers in 1921
Cotton Weaver

403

Weaver

129

Dressmaker

97

Weaver Cotton

94

Cotton Winder

76

Common Male occupations for Leavers in 1921
Cotton Weaver

310

Weaver

87

Weaver Cotton

85

General Labourer

69

Agricultural Labourer

63

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