Forkin Family History

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Forkin Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form (quasi-translation) of Gaelic Ó Gabhláin, a name from the diminutive of gabhal ‘fork’. North German: possibly a nickname for a hog farmer or an unkempt person, from Middle Low German verken ‘piglet’.

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


Similar surnames: Larkin, Morken, Harkin, Durkin, Corbin, Orkin, Forman, Sorkin

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Forkin Family Origin

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Forkin Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    20%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    7%
  • Bricklayers Labr

    7%
  • Charwoman

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Forkin family was Charwoman. The most common Forkin occupation in the UK was Labourer. 20% of Forkin's were Labourers. Labourer, Bricklayers Labourer and Bricklayers Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forkin.

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Forkin Historical Records

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Forkin Life Expectancy

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