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Origins of the Prince surname

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About the Princes

We have a total number of 80574 records for people with the last name Prince.

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Where do most Princes live?

In 1921, most Princes lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Princes

How common is your surname?

555th most common surname in the UK

We have 71,200 records for the Prince surname. The oldest one dates back to 1100.

Who were Princes most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Williamses

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Princes.

What are the most common Prince first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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

Common jobs for Princes

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

Common Female occupations for Princes in 1921
Dressmaker

268

General Servant Domestic

172

Laundress

169

Domestic Servant

157

House Servant

134

Common Male occupations for Princes in 1921
Coal Miner

321

General Labourer

309

Agricultural Labourer

250

Farmer

239

Master

182

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