Origins of the Stead surname

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    In 1921, most Steads lived in yorkshire

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    Interesting facts about Stead

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    758th most common surname in the UK

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    Common jobs for Steads

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

    Commmon female occupations for Steads in 1921



    Worsted Weaver


    Living On Own Means


    Worsted Spinner


    General Servant Domestic


    Commmon male occupations for Steads in 1921

    Coal Miner


    Stone Mason




    General Labourer




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