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Origins of the Makeman surname

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About the Makemans

We have a total number of 106 records for people with the last name Makeman.

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Where do most Makemans live?

In 1921, most Makemans lived in East Midlands.

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Interesting facts about Makemans

How common is your surname?

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

We have 100 records for the Makeman surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Makemans most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Makeman first names?

  • William
  • James
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Makemans

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

Common Female occupations for Makemans in 1921
Landed Proprietor




Cook Domestic Servant


General Servant Domestic


General Servt Domestic


Common Male occupations for Makemans in 1921
Coal Miner


Agricultural Labourer


Coal Miner Hewer


Colliery Platelayer Underground


Colliery Pony Driver Underground


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