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Pickering Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Pickering in North Yorkshire, named with an Old English tribal name, Piceringas. However, Ekwall suggests that this was earlier Picoringas ‘people on the ridge of the pointed hill’ (see Orr 3 and Pike 1).

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


Similar surnames: Picking, Picker, Hickling, Pickerill, Pilling, Spiering, Bicking

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Pickering Family Origin

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Pickering Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

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

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Pickering Historical Records

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Pickering Life Expectancy

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