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Parkinson Name Meaning

English (mainly northern): patronymic from Parkin. This surname has been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Adkinson, Watkinson, Hankinson, Atkinson, Parkins, Makinson, Harbison

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Parkinson Family Origin

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Parkinson Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Cotton Weaver

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Parkinson family was Labourer. The most common Parkinson occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Parkinson's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Cotton Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Parkinson.

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Parkinson Historical Records

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Parkinson Life Expectancy

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