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Origins of the Noble surname

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About the Nobles

We have a total number of 147158 records for people with the last name Noble.

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Alternative variations of the name Noble

Noble, Nobles, Nobel, Nobels, Nable

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Where do most Nobles live?

In 1921, most Nobles lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Nobles

How common is your surname?

351st most common surname in the UK

We have 119,000 records for the Noble surname. The oldest one dates back to 1397.

Who were Nobles most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Noble first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Nobles

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

Common Female occupations for Nobles in 1921


Domestic Servant




House Servant




Common Male occupations for Nobles in 1921


Coal Miner






Agricultural Labourer


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