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Origins of the Meagre surname

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About the Meagres

We have a total number of 188 records for people with the last name Meagre.

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Where do most Meagres live?

In 1921, most Meagres lived in Mid Wales.

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Interesting facts about Meagres

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We have 172 records for the Meagre surname. The oldest one dates back to 1700.

Who were Meagres most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Meagre first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Meagres

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

Common Female occupations for Meagres in 1921
Employed At Flax Mill




Domestic Servant


At Home


Drapers Assistant


Common Male occupations for Meagres in 1921
Lead Miner


Agg Labr


Agricultural Labourer


Agrl Labourer




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