Origins of the Nealson surname

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    In 1921, most Nealsons lived in north-east

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    What are the most common Nealson first names?

    John

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    Margaret

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    Common jobs for Nealsons

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

    Common female occupations for Nealsons in 1921

    Domestic Servant

    4

    Glassman

    3

    Washerwoman

    3

    Dress Maker

    2

    F S

    2

    Common male occupations for Nealsons in 1921

    Yeoman

    10

    Coal Miner

    9

    Shoemaker

    5

    Apothecary

    3

    Grocer

    3

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