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Origins of the Margison surname

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About the Margisons

We have a total number of 1596 records for people with the last name Margison.

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Where do most Margisons live?

In 1921, most Margisons lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Margisons

How common is your surname?

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

We have 1,380 records for the Margison surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Margisons most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Browns

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What are the most common Margison first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Margisons

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

Common Female occupations for Margisons in 1921
Cotton Weaver

25

Weaver Cotton

6

Weaver

5

Charwoman

4

Cotton Power Loom Weaver

4

Common Male occupations for Margisons in 1921
Cotton Weaver

25

Coal Miner

12

Coal Miner Hewer

12

Butcher

4

Farm Labourer

4

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