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Origins of the Lydell surname

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About the Lydells

We have a total number of 262 records for people with the last name Lydell.

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Where do most Lydells live?

In 1921, most Lydells lived in West Midlands.

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Interesting facts about Lydells

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We have 207 records for the Lydell surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Lydells most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Lydell first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Lydells

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

Common Female occupations for Lydells in 1921


House Servant








Common Male occupations for Lydells in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


Jobbing Carter




Glass Polisher




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