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Origins of the Stokes surname

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About the Stokeses

We have a total number of 155369 records for people with the last name Stokes.

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Alternative variations of the name Stokes

Stokes, Stocks, Stoaks, Stoakes, Stoke, Stoak

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Where do most Stokeses live?

In 1921, most Stokeses lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Stokeses

How common is your surname?

306th most common surname in the UK

We have 134,000 records for the Stokes surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Stokeses most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Joneses

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What are the most common Stokes first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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

Common jobs for Stokeses

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

Common Female occupations for Stokeses in 1921
Dressmaker

504

Laundress

344

General Servant Domestic

317

Domestic Servant

301

Living On Own Means

260

Common Male occupations for Stokeses in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

607

General Labourer

443

Coal Miner

388

Carpenter

350

Farm Labourer

334

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