Origins of the Mays surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 25North West 11Isle of ManYorkshire 95East Midlands 61West Midlands 79East 253London 470South East 231South West 142South Wales 44Mid Wales 10West WalesNorth Wales 17Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Mayses lived in london

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    What are the most common Mays first names?

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    Common jobs for Mayses

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    Common female occupations for Mayses in 1921

    Dressmaker

    70

    Laundress

    66

    Domestic Servant

    51

    General Servant Domestic

    51

    Servant

    49

    Common male occupations for Mayses in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer

    266

    Farm Hands

    86

    Farm Labourer

    78

    Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

    76

    Butcher

    55

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