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Origins of the Nugent surname

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Where do most Nugents live?

In 1921, most Nugents lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Nugents

How common is your surname?

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

We have 15,000 records for the Nugent surname. The oldest one dates back to 1552.

Who were Nugents most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Murphys

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Nugents.

What are the most common Nugent first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Nugents

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

Common Female occupations for Nugents in 1921
Domestic Servant

44

Dressmaker

43

Living On Own Means

32

Charwoman

31

Servant

29

Common Male occupations for Nugents in 1921
General Labourer

109

Coal Miner

80

Dock Labourer

76

Tailor

56

Carter

48

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