Origins of the Michael surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 31North West 19Isle of ManYorkshire 58East Midlands 87West Midlands 33East 25London 250South East 73South West 513South Wales 137Mid Wales 150West Wales 2North Wales 55Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Michaels lived in south-west

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    Interesting facts about Michael

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    What are the most common Michael first names?

    John

    William

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    Elizabeth

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    Common jobs for Michaels

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    Common female occupations for Michaels in 1921

    Dressmaker

    78

    Domestic Servant

    47

    General Servant

    38

    At Home

    34

    General Servant Domestic

    29

    Common male occupations for Michaels in 1921

    Coal Miner

    87

    Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

    79

    Farmer

    73

    Farm Hands

    72

    Carpenter

    66

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