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Origins of the Talbot surname

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About the Talbots

We have a total number of 93585 records for people with the last name Talbot.

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Alternative variations of the name Talbot

Talbot, Tallbot, Talbote, Telbot, Talbott, Talbut

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Where do most Talbots live?

In 1921, most Talbots lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Talbots

How common is your surname?

494th most common surname in the UK

We have 78,800 records for the Talbot surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Talbots most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Talbot first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Talbots

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

Common Female occupations for Talbots in 1921




General Servant Domestic


Cotton Weaver


Domestic Servant


Common Male occupations for Talbots in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


General Labourer


Coal Miner


Farm Labourer




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