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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

How common is your surname?

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?

Smiths

&

Williamses

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Moorcrofts.

What are the most common Moorcroft first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Moorcroft family members

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

37

Dressmaker

29

General Servant Domestic

25

House Servant

23

Domestic Servant

20

Common Male occupations for Moorcrofts in 1921
Farm Labourer

52

Farmer

51

Bricklayer

48

Butcher

46

Carter

43

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