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Origins of the Quinnell surname

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About the Quinnells

We have a total number of 4827 records for people with the last name Quinnell.

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Where do most Quinnells live?

In 1921, most Quinnells lived in South East.


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Interesting facts about Quinnells

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 4,390 records for the Quinnell surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Quinnells most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Parises

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What are the most common Quinnell first names?

  • George
  • William
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Quinnells

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

Common Female occupations for Quinnells in 1921
Laundress

42

Dressmaker

21

General Servant Domestic

11

Housekeeper

9

Charwoman

8

Common Male occupations for Quinnells in 1921
Carpenter

45

General Labourer

45

Agricultural Labourer

22

Gardener

19

Painter

16

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