Origins of the Lives surname

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    In 1921, most Liveses lived in south-west

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    Common jobs for Liveses

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

    Common female occupations for Liveses in 1921

    Farmers Daughter


    Domestic Servant


    Clergymans Daughter






    Common male occupations for Liveses in 1921



    Agricultural Labourer


    Boat Boy


    Coal Miner


    Farm Servant


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