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Common Cornwall Historical Forenames and Surnames

The most commonly used forenames and surnames in Cornwall. Compiled from baptism records.

Male Forenames

Pre 17001700 to 1813Post 1813
JohnJohnWilliam
ThomasWilliamJohn
WilliamThomasJames
RichardRichardThomas
JamesJamesRichard
GeorgeHenryHenry
HenryGeorgeCharles
NicholasEdwardJoseph

Female Forenames

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Pre 17001700 to 1813Post 1813
MaryMaryMary
JaneElizabethElizabeth
ElizabethJaneJane
MargaretAnnEliza
GraceGraceSarah
AnnMargaretMargaret
AnneAnneGrace
JoneSusannaAnnie

Surnames

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Pre 17001700 to 1813Post 1813
JohnWilliamsWilliams
ThomasJamesRichards
JamesThomasThomas
WilliamsRobertsJames
WhiteHarrisRowe
MichellJohnRoberts
MartynRichardsMatthews
MathewPearcePearce