Canterbury Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Canterbury Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Canterbury family

Profession Census Frequency
Scholar 31
Shipwright 4
Laundress 3
Labourer 3
Agricultural Labourer 3
Ship Wright Dock Yard 2
Cook 2
Domestic Servant 2
Tin Plate Worker 2
Blacksmith 1
Confectioner 1
Charwoman 1
Dock Labourer 1
Dressmaker 1
Tailoress 1
Butler Domestic Servant 1
Garden Boy 1
Needlewoman 1
Nursemaid 1
Farm Servant 1
Sail Maker 1
Ship Wright 1
Domestic Servant Kitchenmaid 1
Lithographic Printer 1
Under Nurse 1

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