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Origins of the Oerton surname

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About the Oertons

We have a total number of 332 records for people with the last name Oerton.

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Where do most Oertons live?

In 1921, most Oertons lived in West Midlands.

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Interesting facts about Oertons

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We have 198 records for the Oerton surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Oertons most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Oerton first names?

  • Thomas
  • George
  • Mary
  • Louisa

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Common jobs for Oertons

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

Common Female occupations for Oertons in 1921
Living On Own Means




Brush Filler




Domestic Housekeeper


Common Male occupations for Oertons in 1921










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