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Origins of the Summers surname

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About the Summerses

We have a total number of 94926 records for people with the last name Summers.

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Where do most Summerses live?

In 1921, most Summerses lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Summerses

How common is your surname?

554th most common surname in the UK

We have 81,400 records for the Summers surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Summerses most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Joneses

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What are the most common Summers first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Summerses

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

Common Female occupations for Summerses in 1921
Dressmaker

421

Laundress

263

Domestic Servant

236

General Servant Domestic

167

House Servant

140

Common Male occupations for Summerses in 1921
Coal Miner

413

Agricultural Labourer

314

General Labourer

295

Fisherman

251

Carpenter

213

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