Walkington Family History

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Walkington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in East Yorkshire named Walkington, from an unattested Old English personal name Walca + -ing- denoting association with + tun.

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

Similar surnames: Wallington, Talkington, Warrington, Wellington, Allington, Carrington

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Walkington Family Origin

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Walkington Family Occupations

What did your Walkington ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Walkington family was Gardener. The most common Walkington occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 6% of Walkington's were Bricklayers. Bricklayer, Farmer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walkington.

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  • Bricklayer

  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Gardener


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Walkington ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Walkington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Walkington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walkington 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 750 immigration records available for the last name Walkington. 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 626 military records available for the last name Walkington. For the veterans among your Walkington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Walkington Life Expectancy

What is the average Walkington lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Walkington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Walkington in 1965 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Walkington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Walkington 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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