Kirkup Family History

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Kirkup Name Meaning

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Kirkup Family Origin

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Kirkup Family Occupations

What did your Kirkup ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kirkup ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Joiner

    4%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kirkup. The most common Kirkup occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Kirkup's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Kirkup family was Joiner.

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Kirkup Historical Records

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Kirkup Life Expectancy

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Famous Kirkup Family

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