Origins of the Marter surname

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    In 1921, most Marters lived in london

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    What are the most common Marter first names?

    William

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    Common jobs for Marters

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

    Common female occupations for Marters in 1921

    Dressmaker

    15

    Laundress

    8

    Living On Her Own Means

    8

    General Servant Domestic

    7

    Domestic Servant

    6

    Common male occupations for Marters in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer

    31

    Carpenter

    13

    General Labourer

    6

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    6

    Bookbinder

    5

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