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Origins of the Michaelwaite surname

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About the Michaelwaites

We have a total number of 46 records for people with the last name Michaelwaite.

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Where do most Michaelwaites live?

In 1921, most Michaelwaites lived in Northern Ireland.

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Interesting facts about Michaelwaites

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We have 46 records for the Michaelwaite surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Michaelwaites most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Michaelwaite first names?

  • Richard
  • Alfred Richard
  • Mary
  • Sarah

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Common jobs for Michaelwaites

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

Common Female occupations for Michaelwaites in 1921
Formerly Domestic Housemaid




General Servant (Domestic)


House Keeper


House Wife


Common Male occupations for Michaelwaites in 1921




Clerk Commercial


Clerk In Holy Orders


Cloth Dresser


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