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Origins of the Yarnold surname

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About the Yarnolds

We have a total number of 4798 records for people with the last name Yarnold.

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Where do most Yarnolds live?

In 1921, most Yarnolds lived in West Midlands.

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Interesting facts about Yarnolds

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We have 4,480 records for the Yarnold surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Yarnolds most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Yarnold first names?

  • William
  • Thomas
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Yarnolds

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

Common Female occupations for Yarnolds in 1921






Domestic Servant


Dress Maker


Common Male occupations for Yarnolds in 1921
Coal Miner




Agricultural Labourer


General Labourer


Farm Labourer


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