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Origins of the Margetson surname

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About the Margetsons

We have a total number of 2988 records for people with the last name Margetson.

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Where do most Margetsons live?

In 1921, most Margetsons lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Margetsons

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We have 2,680 records for the Margetson surname. The oldest one dates back to 1840.

Who were Margetsons most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Margetson first names?

  • John
  • Arthur
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Margetsons

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

Common Female occupations for Margetsons in 1921


Living On Own Means




Cook Domestic


House Servant


Common Male occupations for Margetsons in 1921
Agricultural Labourer








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