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Origins of the Patrick surname

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About the Patricks

We have a total number of 73713 records for people with the last name Patrick.

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Where do most Patricks live?

In 1921, most Patricks lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Patricks

How common is your surname?

697th most common surname in the UK

We have 59,600 records for the Patrick surname. The oldest one dates back to 1100.

Who were Patricks most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Williamses

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What are the most common Patrick first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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

Common jobs for Patricks

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

Common Female occupations for Patricks in 1921
Dressmaker

308

Domestic Servant

147

Laundress

136

General Servant Domestic

124

Housekeeper

121

Common Male occupations for Patricks in 1921
Coal Miner

434

Agricultural Labourer

285

Tailor

192

General Labourer

188

Bricklayer

175

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