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Origins of the Ockleston surname

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About the Ocklestons

We have a total number of 470 records for people with the last name Ockleston.

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Where do most Ocklestons live?

In 1921, most Ocklestons lived in North West.


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Interesting facts about Ocklestons

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We have 424 records for the Ockleston surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Ocklestons most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Ockleston first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Ocklestons

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

Common Female occupations for Ocklestons in 1921
Living On Own Means

17

Private Means

4

Widow

4

Annuitant

2

Annuity Own Relative

2

Common Male occupations for Ocklestons in 1921
Tanner

13

Farmer

12

Merchant

4

Paper Manufacturer

4

General Labourer

3

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