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Origins of the Missett surname

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About the Missetts

We have a total number of 502 records for people with the last name Missett.

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Where do most Missetts live?

In 1921, most Missetts lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Missetts

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 267 records for the Missett surname. The oldest one dates back to 1918.

Who were Missetts most likely to marry?

Washingtons

&

Gavens

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What are the most common Missett first names?

  • John
  • Edward
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Missetts

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

Common Female occupations for Missetts in 1921
Cotton Factory

4

At Home

2

Dressmaker

2

Agricultural Labourer

1

Boarding House Keeper

1

Common Male occupations for Missetts in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

3

Bricklayers Labourer

3

Cordwainer

3

Butcher

2

Dyer

2

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