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Origins of the Nap surname

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About the Naps

We have a total number of 148 records for people with the last name Nap.

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Where do most Naps live?

In 1921, most Naps lived in East Midlands.

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Interesting facts about Naps

How common is your surname?

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

We have 90 records for the Nap surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Naps most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Nap first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Naps

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

Common Female occupations for Naps in 1921
Agricultural Labourers Wife




Framework Knitter






Common Male occupations for Naps in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers




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