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Origins of the Varney surname

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About the Varneys

We have a total number of 18605 records for people with the last name Varney.

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Where do most Varneys live?

In 1921, most Varneys lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Varneys

How common is your surname?

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

We have 16,600 records for the Varney surname. The oldest one dates back to 1830.

Who were Varneys most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Browns

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What are the most common Varney first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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

Common jobs for Varneys

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

Common Female occupations for Varneys in 1921
Dressmaker

77

Laundress

62

General Servant Domestic

44

Domestic Servant

36

Charwoman

35

Common Male occupations for Varneys in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

128

General Labourer

73

Carpenter

64

Bricklayer

61

Farm Labourer

58

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