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Origins of the Onis surname

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About the Onises

We have a total number of 154 records for people with the last name Onis.

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Where do most Onises live?

In 1921, most Onises lived in East.


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Interesting facts about Onises

How common is your surname?

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

We have 115 records for the Onis surname. The oldest one dates back to 1840.

Who were Onises most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Onises.

What are the most common Onis first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Emma Jane
  • Harriet

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Common jobs for Onises

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

Common Female occupations for Onises in 1921
Ag Lab Wife

1

Agricultural Labourer Widow

1

Dress Maker

1

General Serv Domestic

1

General Servant

1

Common Male occupations for Onises in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

7

Farm Labourer

2

Ag Lab Grandson

1

Agricl Labourer Ordiny

1

Agricultural Laborer

1

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