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Origins of the Vivian surname

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About the Vivians

We have a total number of 17790 records for people with the last name Vivian.

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Where do most Vivians live?

In 1921, most Vivians lived in South West.


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Interesting facts about Vivians

How common is your surname?

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

We have 13,600 records for the Vivian surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Vivians most likely to marry?

Williamses

&

Smiths

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What are the most common Vivian first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Vivians

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

Common Female occupations for Vivians in 1921
Dressmaker

80

Living On Own Means

66

Domestic Servant

34

Private Means

32

Laundress

31

Common Male occupations for Vivians in 1921
Copper Miner

68

Tin Miner

62

Farmer

44

Master

44

Carpenter

40

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