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Origins of the Ockleton surname

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About the Ockletons

We have a total number of 84 records for people with the last name Ockleton.

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Where do most Ockletons live?

In 1921, most Ockletons lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Ockletons

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We have 81 records for the Ockleton surname. The oldest one dates back to 1905.

Who were Ockletons most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Ockleton first names?

  • James
  • Henry
  • Kate
  • Jane

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Common jobs for Ockletons

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

Common Female occupations for Ockletons in 1921
Canister Maker


General Servant Domestic


Stripper Of Lead




Common Male occupations for Ockletons in 1921
Coardwain Of Cutter


Customs Officer


Dock Labourer


Dock Side Labourer


Glass Merchants Clerk


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