Most Popular Names and Professions in Coventry

Published: 23 October 2019

What were the most popular names and jobs in Coventry in 1939? Coventry Live reports on the eve of World War Two “Mary was the top name for a woman living in Coventry at the time, followed by Margaret and Florence. For men the most popular name was William, followed by John and George.”

“When it came to jobs the most common occupation in Coventry was as an unpaid domestic servant (i.e. a housewife) while the second most popular was as a fitter.” Read more