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Origins of the Yuill surname

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About the Yuills

We have a total number of 5761 records for people with the last name Yuill.

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Where do most Yuills live?

In 1921, most Yuills lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Yuills

How common is your surname?

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

We have 4,420 records for the Yuill surname. The oldest one dates back to 1595.

Who were Yuills most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Yuill first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Yuills

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

Common Female occupations for Yuills in 1921




House Keeper


Domestic Servant


Power Loom Weaver


Common Male occupations for Yuills in 1921
Coal Miner








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