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Origins of the Longdale surname

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About the Longdales

We have a total number of 540 records for people with the last name Longdale.

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Where do most Longdales live?

In 1921, most Longdales lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Longdales

How common is your surname?

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

We have 495 records for the Longdale surname. The oldest one dates back to 1890.

Who were Longdales most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Longdale first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Longdales

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

Common Female occupations for Longdales in 1921
Cotton Weaver


Living On Own Means


Domestic Servant






Common Male occupations for Longdales in 1921
Coal Miner


Boot Finisher




Apprentice Cotton Mill




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