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Origins of the Younger surname

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About the Youngers

We have a total number of 17902 records for people with the last name Younger.

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Where do most Youngers live?

In 1921, most Youngers lived in North East.


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Interesting facts about Youngers

How common is your surname?

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

We have 15,300 records for the Younger surname. The oldest one dates back to 1100.

Who were Youngers most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Browns

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Youngers.

What are the most common Younger first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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

Common jobs for Youngers

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

Common Female occupations for Youngers in 1921
Dressmaker

110

Domestic Servant

39

Dress Maker

35

Annuitant

34

House Servant

31

Common Male occupations for Youngers in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

94

Coal Miner

87

Laborer

84

Farmer

59

General Labourer

54

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