Skip to content
  • Start your family tree

Origins of the Lockett surname

A collage of historical images including two family portraits and a postcard of people boarding a ship

About the Locketts

We have a total number of 26994 records for people with the last name Lockett.

Find out more about your family in our records

or try an advanced search

I’ve managed to trace back to the mid-1500s! I can’t believe it! Utterly engrossing and I have uncovered some quite moving and heartbreaking stories attached to various ancestors. You don’t need any qualifications to start - just time patience, and some information.

TrustPilot review
1 of 3

Start your family tree

Trace your family back in time. Make new discoveries and see what other Findmypast family historians in our genealogy community have discovered about the Locketts.

Sign up to get started

Delve deeper into the Lockett family's history

Where do most Locketts live?

In 1921, most Locketts lived in West Midlands.

Census records trace your ancestors through each generation, so you can follow where your relatives lived through each decade.

Interesting facts about Locketts

How common is your surname?

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

We have 24,500 records for the Lockett surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Locketts most likely to marry?




Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Locketts.

What are the most common Lockett first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Lockett family members

Common jobs for Locketts

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

Common Female occupations for Locketts in 1921


General Servant Domestic




Domestic Servant


Cotton Weaver


Common Male occupations for Locketts in 1921
Coal Miner




General Labourer




Coal Miner Hewer


An image of a census transcript and a picture of a dairy farmer holding two milk jugs

Census records provide incredible detail on names, ages, marital statuses, occupations and more.

We found over 140,000 family trees with the Lockett surname

Trace your family back in time and see what other Findmypast family historians in our genealogy community have discovered about the Locketts.

Search for a relative in our family trees

Share your discoveries

Start your family history journey

Start free trial

Start free trial