Turkington Family History

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Turkington Name Meaning

English and northern Irish: variant of Torkington (see Talkington), now more common in northern Ireland than anywhere else. It has sometimes been used as an Americanized form of Scottish McTurk (see Turk).

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


Similar surnames: Tarkington, Turlington, Curington, Currington, Talkington, Purington

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Turkington Family Origin

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Turkington Family Occupations

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  • Tin Plate Worker

    12%
  • Annuitant

    6%
  • Army Pensioner

    6%
  • Cabman

    6%

In 1881, Tin Plate Worker, Annuitant and Army Pensioner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Turkington. The most common Turkington occupation in the UK was Tin Plate Worker. 12% of Turkington's were Tin Plate Workers. A less common occupation for the Turkington family was Cabman.

Source: Census data for Turkington | Data not to scale

Turkington Historical Records

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Turkington Life Expectancy

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