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Origins of the Other surname

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About the Others

We have a total number of 272 records for people with the last name Other.

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Where do most Others live?

In 1921, most Others lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about Others

How common is your surname?

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

We have 193 records for the Other surname. The oldest one dates back to 1066.

Who were Others most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Others.

What are the most common Other first names?

  • Christopher
  • Thomas
  • Mary
  • Alice

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Other family members

Common jobs for Others

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

Common Female occupations for Others in 1921
Cook Domestic




Bakers Assistant


Charwoman Domestic Servant


Cook Domestic Servant


Common Male occupations for Others in 1921








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