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Origins of the Quelch surname

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About the Quelchs

We have a total number of 6236 records for people with the last name Quelch.

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Where do most Quelchs live?

In 1921, most Quelchs lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Quelchs

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We have 5,620 records for the Quelch surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Quelchs most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Quelch first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Quelchs

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

Common Female occupations for Quelchs in 1921




Domestic Servant




General Servant Domestic


Common Male occupations for Quelchs in 1921


Agricultural Labourer




Farm Labourer


General Labourer


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