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Origins of the Todd surname

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About the Todds

We have a total number of 177475 records for people with the last name Todd.

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Alternative variations of the name Todd

Todd, Todds, Tods, Tod, Tode, Tot

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Where do most Todds live?

In 1921, most Todds lived in North East.


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Interesting facts about Todds

How common is your surname?

265th most common surname in the UK

We have 146,000 records for the Todd surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Todds most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Browns

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What are the most common Todd first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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

Common jobs for Todds

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

Common Female occupations for Todds in 1921
Dressmaker

687

Domestic Servant

370

Housekeeper

327

Living On Own Means

300

House Servant

285

Common Male occupations for Todds in 1921
Coal Miner

805

Farmer

646

Agricultural Labourer

502

General Labourer

448

Joiner

414

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