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Origins of the Youd surname

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About the Youds

We have a total number of 4086 records for people with the last name Youd.

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Where do most Youds live?

In 1921, most Youds lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Youds

How common is your surname?

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

We have 3,680 records for the Youd surname. The oldest one dates back to 1840.

Who were Youds most likely to marry?

Joneses

&

Davieses

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What are the most common Youd first names?

  • Thomas
  • John
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Youds

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

Common Female occupations for Youds in 1921
Cotton Weaver

16

Annuitant

11

Dressmaker

11

Charwoman

10

Servant

10

Common Male occupations for Youds in 1921
Bricklayer

26

Carter

23

Farmer

21

Farmers Son

19

General Labourer

17

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