Abbreviations for Occupations

A searchable lists of occupations and the common abbreviations often found in genealogy records.
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Found: 216 Result(s)


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81 Furniture furn
82 Furnishing furng
83 Gasfitter gasftr
84 Gardener gdnr
85 Goods gds
86 General gen, genl
87 Grocer gro
88 Hairdresser hairdrsr
89 Hand hd
90 Hardware hdw
91 Helper hlpr
92 Housekeeper hsekpr
93 Implements implts
94 Importer imptr
95 Insurance ins
96 Inspector inspr, insptr
97 Instructor instr
98 Janitor jntr
99 Jeweller or watchmaker jwlr
100 Keeper kpr
101 Laborer lab
102 Lumber lbr
103 Lieutenant lieut
104 Lineman linmn
105 Linotype lino
106 Lithographer lith, litho
107 Laundress lndrs
108 Laundryman lndymn
109 Longshoreman lngshmn
110 Machinist mach
111 Merchandise mdse
112 Mechanic, mechanical mech
113 Merchant mer
114 Messenger messr, msngr
115 Manufacturing mfg
116 Manufacturer mfr
117 Manager mgr, mngr
118 Maker mkr
119 Market mkt
120 Moulder mldr

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