Anchor Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Anchor Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Anchor family

Profession Census Frequency
Female Servant 9
Male Servant 4
Sempstress 4
Farmer 3
Cooper 2
Agricultural Labourer 2
Seaman 1
Cotton Piecer 1
Butcher 1
Labourer 1
Gardener 1
Independent 1
Millier Journeyman 1

Anchor Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Anker 50% 2,748
2 Anchor 100% 715
3 Ancher 83% 400
4 Incher 67% 125

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The surname Anchor is the 2nd most popular variant of Anker.

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