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Origins of the Martendale surname

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About the Martendales

We have a total number of 154 records for people with the last name Martendale.

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Where do most Martendales live?

In 1921, most Martendales lived in Northern Ireland.

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Interesting facts about Martendales

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We have 107 records for the Martendale surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Martendales most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Martendale first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Martendales

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

Common Female occupations for Martendales in 1921
Cotton Weaver


House Winder




Musical Professor


Reeler Or Cotton Factory


Common Male occupations for Martendales in 1921
Factory Jobber




Mile Spinner




Architects Clerk


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