Origins of the Neal surname

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 219North West 69Isle of Man 3Yorkshire 643East Midlands 807West Midlands 826East 487London 1865South East 921South West 229South Wales 70Mid Wales 5West Wales 1North Wales 15Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Neals lived in london

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    Interesting facts about Neal

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    473rd most common surname in the UK

    We have for the Neal surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

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    What are the most common Neal first names?

    John

    William

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    Elizabeth

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    Common jobs for Neals

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    Commmon female occupations for Neals in 1921

    Dressmaker

    392

    Laundress

    283

    General Servant Domestic

    257

    Domestic Servant

    244

    House Servant

    210

    Commmon male occupations for Neals in 1921

    Agricultural Labourer

    733

    General Labourer

    438

    Farm Labourer

    407

    Carpenter

    261

    Farm Hands

    259

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