Origins of the Moffit surname

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    In 1921, most Moffits lived in north-east

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    Margaret

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    Common jobs for Moffits

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

    Common female occupations for Moffits in 1921

    Dressmaker

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    House Servant

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    Domestic Servant

    6

    House Keeper

    6

    Agricultural Labourer

    4

    Common male occupations for Moffits in 1921

    Coal Miner

    21

    Agricultural Labourer

    12

    General Labourer

    8

    Mason

    8

    Blacksmith

    6

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