Origins of the Nail surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 20North WestIsle of ManYorkshire 3East Midlands 4West Midlands 18East 8London 22South East 10South West 17South Wales 6Mid WalesWest WalesNorth WalesRepublic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Nails lived in london

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    What are the most common Nail first names?

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    Common jobs for Nails

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    Common female occupations for Nails in 1921

    House Servant

    11

    Domestic Servant

    10

    Lab

    9

    Servant

    6

    Cook

    5

    Common male occupations for Nails in 1921

    Farm Hands

    25

    General Farmers

    13

    Coal Miner

    12

    Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

    12

    Tailor

    11

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