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Origins of the Varley surname

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About the Varleys

We have a total number of 46372 records for people with the last name Varley.

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Where do most Varleys live?

In 1921, most Varleys lived in Yorkshire.


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Interesting facts about Varleys

How common is your surname?

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

We have 40,600 records for the Varley surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Varleys most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Taylors

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What are the most common Varley first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Varleys

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

Common Female occupations for Varleys in 1921
Cotton Weaver

290

Dressmaker

159

Weaver Cotton

103

Weaver

100

Worsted Weaver

94

Common Male occupations for Varleys in 1921
Coal Miner

239

Cotton Weaver

169

Joiner

102

Tailor

94

Coal Miner Hewer

92

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