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Origins of the North surname

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About the Norths

We have a total number of 114163 records for people with the last name North.

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Alternative variations of the name North

North, Northe, Norths, Nort, Norte

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Where do most Norths live?

In 1921, most Norths lived in Yorkshire.


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Interesting facts about Norths

How common is your surname?

398th most common surname in the UK

We have 101,000 records for the North surname. The oldest one dates back to 1069.

Who were Norths most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Browns

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Norths.

What are the most common North first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of North family members

Common jobs for Norths

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

Common Female occupations for Norths in 1921
Dressmaker

376

Laundress

291

Domestic Servant

233

General Servant Domestic

218

Living On Own Means

181

Common Male occupations for Norths in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

580

General Labourer

316

Farm Labourer

310

Butcher

308

Farmer

268

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