Lancashire Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Lancashire Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Lancashire family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 17
Silk Weaver 17
Cotton Weaver 10
Farmer 10
Weaver 9
Female Servant 9
Labourer 7
Independent 6
Coal Miner 5
Tailor 5
Agricutural Labourer 5
Servant 3
Male Servant 3
Silk Winder 3
Pauper 2
Carpenter 2
Cotton Spinner 2
Dress Maker 2
Painter 2
Cotton Kaver 2
Dyer 2
Shop Keeper 2
Winder 2
Glover 2
Pottery Toy Maker Apprentice 2

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