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Origins of the Rhodes surname

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About the Rhodeses

We have a total number of 163014 records for people with the last name Rhodes.

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Alternative variations of the name Rhodes

Rhodes, Rhoads, Rhods, Roads, Rodes

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Where do most Rhodeses live?

In 1921, most Rhodeses lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Rhodeses

How common is your surname?

288th most common surname in the UK

We have 144,000 records for the Rhodes surname. The oldest one dates back to 1300.

Who were Rhodeses most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Rhodes first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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

Common jobs for Rhodeses

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

Common Female occupations for Rhodeses in 1921
Cotton Weaver




Living On Own Means


Domestic Servant


Worsted Weaver


Common Male occupations for Rhodeses in 1921
Coal Miner




General Labourer






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