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Origins of the Unthank surname

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About the Unthanks

We have a total number of 2858 records for people with the last name Unthank.

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Where do most Unthanks live?

In 1921, most Unthanks lived in Yorkshire.


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Interesting facts about Unthanks

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 2,600 records for the Unthank surname. The oldest one dates back to 1820.

Who were Unthanks most likely to marry?

Robinsons

&

Wilsons

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What are the most common Unthank first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Unthanks

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

Common Female occupations for Unthanks in 1921
Annuitant

16

Dressmaker

13

House Servant

8

At Home

7

Charwoman

7

Common Male occupations for Unthanks in 1921
Fisherman

34

Blacksmith

12

Mariner

10

Coal Miner

9

Joiner

9

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