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Origins of the Usher surname

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About the Ushers

We have a total number of 39246 records for people with the last name Usher.

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Where do most Ushers live?

In 1921, most Ushers lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Ushers

How common is your surname?

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

We have 33,600 records for the Usher surname. The oldest one dates back to 1441.

Who were Ushers most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Jacksons

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What are the most common Usher first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Ushers

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

Common Female occupations for Ushers in 1921
Dressmaker

149

Domestic Servant

96

General Servant Domestic

89

Laundress

74

General Servant

61

Common Male occupations for Ushers in 1921
Coal Miner

171

Agricultural Labourer

164

General Labourer

122

Carpenter

110

Farmer

80

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