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Origins of the Maven surname

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About the Mavens

We have a total number of 455 records for people with the last name Maven.

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Where do most Mavens live?

In 1921, most Mavens lived in North East.


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Interesting facts about Mavens

How common is your surname?

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

We have 395 records for the Maven surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Mavens most likely to marry?

Browns

&

Pattons

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What are the most common Maven first names?

  • John
  • George
  • Mary
  • Isabella

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Common jobs for Mavens

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

Common Female occupations for Mavens in 1921
Waterman

10

House Servant

3

Cotton Roving Frame Back Tenter

2

Domestic Servant

2

Servant

2

Common Male occupations for Mavens in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

4

Waterman

4

Grocers Assistant

3

Engine Fitter At Works

2

Indweller

2

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