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Origins of the Moorcroft surname

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About the Moorcrofts

We have a total number of 11996 records for people with the last name Moorcroft.

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Where do most Moorcrofts live?

In 1921, most Moorcrofts lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Moorcrofts

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

We have 10,600 records for the Moorcroft surname. The oldest one dates back to 1820.

Who were Moorcrofts most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Moorcroft first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Moorcrofts

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

Common Female occupations for Moorcrofts in 1921
Cotton Weaver




General Servant Domestic


House Servant


Domestic Servant


Common Male occupations for Moorcrofts in 1921
Farm Labourer










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