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Origins of the Meynell surname

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About the Meynells

We have a total number of 3764 records for people with the last name Meynell.

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Where do most Meynells live?

In 1921, most Meynells lived in North East.


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Interesting facts about Meynells

How common is your surname?

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We have 3,390 records for the Meynell surname. The oldest one dates back to 1600.

Who were Meynells most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Calverts

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Meynells.

What are the most common Meynell first names?

  • Godfrey
  • John
  • Mary
  • Dorothy

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Common jobs for Meynells

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

Common Female occupations for Meynells in 1921
Dressmaker

29

Living On Own Means

10

Private Means

10

General Servant Domestic

7

Dress Maker

6

Common Male occupations for Meynells in 1921
Joiner

26

Cabinet Maker

18

Farmer

18

Farm Labourer

17

Blacksmith

16

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