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Origins of the Moorcock surname

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About the Moorcocks

We have a total number of 881 records for people with the last name Moorcock.

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Where do most Moorcocks live?

In 1921, most Moorcocks lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about Moorcocks

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

We have 862 records for the Moorcock surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Moorcocks most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Moorcock first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Elizabeth
  • Sarah

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Common jobs for Moorcocks

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

Common Female occupations for Moorcocks in 1921


Private Means




Domestic Servant


General Servant Domestic


Common Male occupations for Moorcocks in 1921
Agricultural Labourer




General Labourer






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