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Origins of the Maidstone surname

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About the Maidstones

We have a total number of 1007 records for people with the last name Maidstone.

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Where do most Maidstones live?

In 1921, most Maidstones lived in East.

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Interesting facts about Maidstones

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We have 954 records for the Maidstone surname. The oldest one dates back to 1553.

Who were Maidstones most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Maidstone first names?

  • William
  • Robert
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Maidstones

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

Common Female occupations for Maidstones in 1921
Cloth Worker


Dress Maker


Woolen Cloth Worker






Common Male occupations for Maidstones in 1921
Gardener Domestic


Iron Moulder


Railway Clerk


Agricultural Labourer




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