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Origins of the Mainey surname

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About the Maineys

We have a total number of 735 records for people with the last name Mainey.

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Where do most Maineys live?

In 1921, most Maineys lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Maineys

How common is your surname?

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

We have 594 records for the Mainey surname. The oldest one dates back to 1900.

Who were Maineys most likely to marry?

Clarkes

&

Browns

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Maineys.

What are the most common Mainey first names?

  • William
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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

Common jobs for Maineys

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

Common Female occupations for Maineys in 1921
Dressmaker

5

Charwoman

4

Servant

3

Shop Assistant

3

At Home

2

Common Male occupations for Maineys in 1921
Book Keeper

4

Clerk

4

General Labourer

4

Warehouseman

3

Coal Miner

2

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