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Origins of the Yelland surname

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About the Yellands

We have a total number of 8872 records for people with the last name Yelland.

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Where do most Yellands live?

In 1921, most Yellands lived in South West.


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Interesting facts about Yellands

How common is your surname?

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

We have 7,890 records for the Yelland surname. The oldest one dates back to 1681.

Who were Yellands most likely to marry?

Truscotts

&

Richardses

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What are the most common Yelland first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Yellands

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

Common Female occupations for Yellands in 1921
Dressmaker

65

Living On Own Means

20

General Servant

19

House Servant

18

General Servant Domestic

17

Common Male occupations for Yellands in 1921
Farmer

51

Clay Labourer

35

Blacksmith

31

Farm Labourer

30

Carpenter

26

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