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Origins of the Rix surname

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About the Rixs

We have a total number of 19761 records for people with the last name Rix.

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Where do most Rixs live?

In 1921, most Rixs lived in East.


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Interesting facts about Rixs

How common is your surname?

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

We have 17,900 records for the Rix surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Rixs most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Rix first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Rixs

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

Common Female occupations for Rixs in 1921
Dressmaker

100

Laundress

44

Living On Own Means

34

Housekeeper

33

General Servant Domestic

32

Common Male occupations for Rixs in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

127

Bricklayer

85

Farmer

73

Carpenter

70

Farm Labourer

67

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