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Origins of the Nunn surname

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About the Nunns

We have a total number of 60605 records for people with the last name Nunn.

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Where do most Nunns live?

In 1921, most Nunns lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Nunns

How common is your surname?

881st most common surname in the UK

We have 56,000 records for the Nunn surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Nunns most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Johnsons

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What are the most common Nunn first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Nunns

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

Common Female occupations for Nunns in 1921
Dressmaker

238

General Servant Domestic

167

Laundress

138

Domestic Servant

124

Living On Own Means

91

Common Male occupations for Nunns in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

602

Farm Labourer

295

General Labourer

187

Carpenter

169

Farmer

120

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