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Origins of the Ledington surname

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About the Ledingtons

We have a total number of 486 records for people with the last name Ledington.

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Where do most Ledingtons live?

In 1921, most Ledingtons lived in West Midlands.


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Interesting facts about Ledingtons

How common is your surname?

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

We have 433 records for the Ledington surname. The oldest one dates back to 1939.

Who were Ledingtons most likely to marry?

Gabriels

&

Rosses

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Ledingtons.

What are the most common Ledington first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Ledingtons

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

Common Female occupations for Ledingtons in 1921
Lacemaker

3

Governess

2

Ret Chemist Daur

2

Agricultural Impley

1

At Home

1

Common Male occupations for Ledingtons in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

3

Ironworker

3

Puddler

3

Ab

2

Clerk

2

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