Elkington Family History

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Elkington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from North or South Elkington in Lincolnshire, so named from an Old English personal name (possibly Ea(n)lac) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. Elkington in Northamptonshire is not the source of the family name: it did not acquire the name until 1617, before which it was Eltington or Elteton.

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

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Elkington Family Origin

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Elkington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Brick Mason

    8%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Carriage Trimmer

    8%

In 1880, the most common Elkington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Elkington's were Farmers. Farmer, Brick Mason and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elkington. A less common occupation for the Elkington family was Carriage Trimmer.

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Elkington Historical Records

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Elkington Life Expectancy

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