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Origins of the Miriams surname

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About the Miriamses

We have a total number of 185 records for people with the last name Miriams.

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Where do most Miriamses live?

In 1921, most Miriamses lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about Miriamses

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We have 181 records for the Miriams surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Miriamses most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Miriams first names?

  • Edward
  • John
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Miriamses

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

Common Female occupations for Miriamses in 1921




Beer House Keeper


Beer Seller's Wife


Blouse Machinist


Common Male occupations for Miriamses in 1921
Bricklayers Labourer






2nd Hand


Agricul Labourer


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