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Origins of the Yarwood surname

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About the Yarwoods

We have a total number of 13536 records for people with the last name Yarwood.

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Where do most Yarwoods live?

In 1921, most Yarwoods lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Yarwoods

How common is your surname?

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

We have 12,600 records for the Yarwood surname. The oldest one dates back to 1637.

Who were Yarwoods most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Robinsons

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What are the most common Yarwood first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Yarwoods

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

Common Female occupations for Yarwoods in 1921
Cotton Weaver

53

Dressmaker

48

Laundress

31

Domestic Servant

29

General Servant Domestic

27

Common Male occupations for Yarwoods in 1921
Farmer

84

Blacksmith

41

General Labourer

40

Farm Labourer

37

Agricultural Labourer

33

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