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Brockington Name Meaning

English: habitational name, probably from a place in Dorset named Brockington, from Old English broch?me ‘brook dweller’ + tun ‘settlement’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Brassington, Pocklington, Woodington, Normington, Reddington, Kington

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Brockington Family Origin

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Brockington Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    7%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Black Ornament Maker Employing 4 Girls

    4%
  • Brass Finisher

    4%

In 1881, Tailor, Annuitant and Black Ornament Maker Employing 4 Girls were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brockington. A less common occupation for the Brockington family was Brass Finisher. The most common Brockington occupation in the UK was Tailor. 7% of Brockington's were Tailors.

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Brockington Historical Records

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Brockington Life Expectancy

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