Origins of the Munro surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 257North West 68Isle of Man 7Yorkshire 144East Midlands 33West Midlands 99East 168London 729South East 292South West 85South Wales 16Mid Wales 8West WalesNorth Wales 19Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Munros lived in london

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    Interesting facts about Munro

    How common is your surname?

    614th most common surname in the UK

    We have for the Munro surname. The oldest one dates back to 1728.

    Who were Munros most likely to marry?

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    What are the most common Munro first names?

    John

    William

    Margaret

    Mary

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    Common jobs for Munros

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

    Common female occupations for Munros in 1921

    Domestic Servant

    590

    F S

    540

    Dressmaker

    524

    Pauper

    440

    Housekeeper

    376

    Common male occupations for Munros in 1921

    Farmer

    633

    Mason

    598

    Farm Servant

    597

    Tailor

    535

    Shoemaker

    485

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