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Origins of the Nailon surname

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About the Nailons

We have a total number of 206 records for people with the last name Nailon.

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Where do most Nailons live?

In 1921, most Nailons lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Nailons

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

We have 124 records for the Nailon surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Nailons most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Nailon first names?

  • Thomas
  • John
  • Mary
  • Hannah

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Common jobs for Nailons

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

Common Female occupations for Nailons in 1921
At Home






Factory Laborer


Factory Worker


Common Male occupations for Nailons in 1921
Chain Maker


Coal Miner


Dock Laborer




Semiskilled Mechanics And Repairmen


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