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Origins of the Younge surname

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About the Younges

We have a total number of 2201 records for people with the last name Younge.

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Where do most Younges live?

In 1921, most Younges lived in Yorkshire.


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Interesting facts about Younges

How common is your surname?

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

We have 1,740 records for the Younge surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Younges most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Johnsons

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What are the most common Younge first names?

  • John
  • Thomas
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Younge family members

Common jobs for Younges

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

Common Female occupations for Younges in 1921
Dressmaker

12

Widow

10

At Home

9

House Servant

7

Annuitant

6

Common Male occupations for Younges in 1921
Yeoman

29

Grocer

28

Farrier

17

Gent

16

Husbandman

16

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