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Origins of the Morgetroyd surname

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About the Morgetroyds

We have a total number of 94 records for people with the last name Morgetroyd.

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Where do most Morgetroyds live?

In 1921, most Morgetroyds lived in Northern Ireland.

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Interesting facts about Morgetroyds

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We have 83 records for the Morgetroyd surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Morgetroyds most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Morgetroyd first names?

  • Edward
  • Joseph
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary Ann

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Common jobs for Morgetroyds

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

Common Female occupations for Morgetroyds in 1921
Cotton Factory Worker


Domestic Servant


General Serv




Worsted Weaver


Common Male occupations for Morgetroyds in 1921


Coal Miner


Blast Furnace Engine Man


Boiler Washer


Boilersmith Apprentice


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