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Origins of the Peacock surname

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About the Peacocks

We have a total number of 128055 records for people with the last name Peacock.

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Alternative variations of the name Peacock

Peacock, Pecock, Peacocks, Peacock, Pecok

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Where do most Peacocks live?

In 1921, most Peacocks lived in North East.


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Interesting facts about Peacocks

How common is your surname?

376th most common surname in the UK

We have 112,000 records for the Peacock surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Peacocks most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Browns

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What are the most common Peacock first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Peacocks

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

Common Female occupations for Peacocks in 1921
Dressmaker

472

Laundress

278

Domestic Servant

276

General Servant Domestic

249

House Servant

228

Common Male occupations for Peacocks in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

654

Farmer

478

General Labourer

408

Farm Labourer

361

Coal Miner

349

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