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Origins of the Martain surname

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We have a total number of 1517 records for people with the last name Martain.

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Where do most Martains live?

In 1921, most Martains lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Martains

How common is your surname?

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

We have 1,110 records for the Martain surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Martains most likely to marry?

Martin Or Martains

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Smiths

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What are the most common Martain first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Martains

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

Common Female occupations for Martains in 1921
House Servant

5

Annuitant

4

Cotton Weaver

4

F S

4

Cook

3

Common Male occupations for Martains in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

9

Ag Labourer

7

Baker

5

Farm Servant

5

Fisherman

5

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