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Tomkins Family History

Tomkins Name Meaning
English (mainly central England): patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Thomas.

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

300,646 Historical Documents with Tomkins on Ancestry.com
103,619 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,374 Military Records
6,151 Immigration Records
81,535 Census and Voter Lists
103,967 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Tomkins Families

  • Number of Tomkins families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Tomkins families
     362 - 722
     121 - 361
     1 - 120
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Tomkins families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Tomkins census records

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Tomkins Family Origin

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Tomkins Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Tomkins families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Tomkins

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Tomkins Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Tomkins census records

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Tomkins Civil War Service Records

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