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Origins of the Richmond surname

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About the Richmonds

We have a total number of 75970 records for people with the last name Richmond.

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Where do most Richmonds live?

In 1921, most Richmonds lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Richmonds

How common is your surname?

729th most common surname in the UK

We have 61,700 records for the Richmond surname. The oldest one dates back to 1241.

Who were Richmonds most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Richmond first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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

Common jobs for Richmonds

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

Common Female occupations for Richmonds in 1921


Cotton Weaver


Domestic Servant


Living On Own Means




Common Male occupations for Richmonds in 1921
Coal Miner




Agricultural Labourer


General Labourer


Cotton Weaver


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