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Tonkinson Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): patronymic from the personal name Tonkin.

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


Similar surnames: Tomkinson, Hankinson, Tomlinson, Adkinson, Watkinson, Townson

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Tonkinson Family Origin

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Tonkinson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Rim Lock Maker

    5%
  • Pad Locksmith

    3%
  • Plumber

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Tonkinson family was Plumber. The most common Tonkinson occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Tonkinson's were Farmers. Farmer, Rim Lock Maker and Pad Locksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tonkinson.

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Tonkinson Historical Records

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Tonkinson Life Expectancy

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