Tinker Family History

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Tinker Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): occupational name for a mender of pots and pans, Middle English tink(l)er (of uncertain etymology).

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


Similar surnames: Tinner, Tinkler, Tinder, Rinker, Hiner, Vicker, Wicker, Kinker

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Tinker Family Origin

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Tinker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%

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

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Tinker Historical Records

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Tinker Life Expectancy

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