Parkin Family History

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Parkin Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): from the Middle English personal name Perkin, Parkin, a pet form of Peter with the diminutive suffix -kin. (The change from -er- to -ar- was a characteristic phonetic development in Old French and Middle English.)

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


Similar surnames: Larkin, Harkin, Makin, Markin, Perrin, Haskin, Arkin, Pardon, Carlin

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Parkin Family Origin

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Parkin Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    12%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Parkin. The most common Parkin occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 12% of Parkin's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Parkin family was Agricultural Labourer.

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Parkin Historical Records

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Parkin Life Expectancy

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