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Origins of the Rodgers surname

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About the Rodgerses

We have a total number of 100167 records for people with the last name Rodgers.

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Where do most Rodgerses live?

In 1921, most Rodgerses lived in Yorkshire.


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Interesting facts about Rodgerses

How common is your surname?

641st most common surname in the UK

We have 72,800 records for the Rodgers surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Rodgerses most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Joneses

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What are the most common Rodgers first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Rodgerses

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

Common Female occupations for Rodgerses in 1921
Dressmaker

250

Domestic Servant

190

Cotton Weaver

157

Laundress

150

Charwoman

137

Common Male occupations for Rodgerses in 1921
Coal Miner

621

General Labourer

361

Agricultural Labourer

257

Coal Miner Hewer

236

Farm Hands

210

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