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Origins of the Vincent surname

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About the Vincents

We have a total number of 116378 records for people with the last name Vincent.

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Where do most Vincents live?

In 1921, most Vincents lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Vincents

How common is your surname?

379th most common surname in the UK

We have 98,700 records for the Vincent surname. The oldest one dates back to 1220.

Who were Vincents most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Joneses

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What are the most common Vincent first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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

Common jobs for Vincents

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

Common Female occupations for Vincents in 1921
Dressmaker

436

Laundress

318

Domestic Servant

277

General Servant Domestic

238

General Servant

182

Common Male occupations for Vincents in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

610

Farm Labourer

376

General Labourer

348

Carpenter

319

Farmer

251

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