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Origins of the Mather surname

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About the Mathers

We have a total number of 82998 records for people with the last name Mather.

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Where do most Mathers live?

In 1921, most Mathers lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Mathers

How common is your surname?

602nd most common surname in the UK

We have 73,100 records for the Mather surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Mathers most likely to marry?

Smiths

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Taylors

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What are the most common Mather first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Mathers

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

Common Female occupations for Mathers in 1921
Cotton Weaver

612

Dressmaker

283

Housekeeper

155

Cotton Winder

131

Living On Own Means

127

Common Male occupations for Mathers in 1921
Coal Miner

529

Coal Miner Hewer

230

Farmer

213

General Labourer

201

Cotton Weaver

174

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