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Elkington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from North or South Elkington in Lincolnshire, so named from an Old English personal name (possibly Ea(n)lac) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. Elkington in Northamptonshire is not the source of the family name: it did not acquire the name until 1617, before which it was Eltington or Elteton.

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


Similar surnames: Ellington, Elvington, Allington, Edrington, Edington, Pilkington

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Elkington Family Origin

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Elkington Family Occupations

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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Elkington Historical Records

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Elkington Life Expectancy

What is the average Elkington lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, Elkington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Elkington in 1963 was 73, and 75 in 2004.

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