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Origins of the Urquhart surname

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About the Urquharts

We have a total number of 35171 records for people with the last name Urquhart.

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Where do most Urquharts live?

In 1921, most Urquharts lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Urquharts

How common is your surname?

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

We have 28,200 records for the Urquhart surname. The oldest one dates back to 1728.

Who were Urquharts most likely to marry?

Rosses

&

Frasers

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Urquharts.

What are the most common Urquhart first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Margaret
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Urquharts

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

Common Female occupations for Urquharts in 1921
Domestic Servant

204

Dressmaker

192

F S

134

Housekeeper

117

House Servant

116

Common Male occupations for Urquharts in 1921
Farm Servant

242

Farmer

174

Crofter

172

Ploughman

156

Mason

151

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