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Origins of the Quantrill surname

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About the Quantrills

We have a total number of 3884 records for people with the last name Quantrill.

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Where do most Quantrills live?

In 1921, most Quantrills lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Quantrills

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We have 3,730 records for the Quantrill surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Quantrills most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Quantrill first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Quantrills

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

Common Female occupations for Quantrills in 1921


General Servant Domestic




Domestic Servant




Common Male occupations for Quantrills in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


Farm Labourer




General Labourer




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