Pocklington Family History

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Pocklington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Humberside called Pocklington, named as ‘the estate (Old English tun) associated with (Old English -ing-) (a man called) Pocela’.

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


Similar surnames: Pilkington, Pennington, Hoisington, Ovington, Wormington, Covington

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Pocklington Family Origin

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Pocklington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Gas Stoker

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Pocklington family was Gas Stoker. The most common Pocklington occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Pocklington's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pocklington.

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Pocklington Historical Records

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Pocklington Life Expectancy

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