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Origins of the Liddell surname

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About the Liddells

We have a total number of 26995 records for people with the last name Liddell.

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Where do most Liddells live?

In 1921, most Liddells lived in North East.

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Interesting facts about Liddells

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We have 21,500 records for the Liddell surname. The oldest one dates back to 1579.

Who were Liddells most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Liddell first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Liddells

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

Common Female occupations for Liddells in 1921




Living On Own Means


Domestic Servant




Common Male occupations for Liddells in 1921
Coal Miner






Iron Moulder




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