Tomkinson Family History

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Tomkinson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Thomas.

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


Similar surnames: Tonkinson, Tomlinson, Tomkins, Tompkins, Townson, Hodkinson

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Tomkinson Family Origin

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Tomkinson Family Occupations

What did your Tomkinson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Tomkinson. 3% of Tomkinson men worked as a General Labourer and 48% of Tomkinson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tomkinson were Dairy Farmer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    1%
  • Colliery Hewer
    1%
  • Dairy Farmer
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    48%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    2%
  • Housewife
    1%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Tomkinson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Tomkinson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tomkinson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tomkinson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Tomkinson. For the veterans among your Tomkinson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tomkinson Life Expectancy

What is the average Tomkinson lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Tomkinson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Tomkinson in 1956 was 29, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tomkinson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tomkinson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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