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Filkins Name Meaning

patronymic from the medieval personal name Filkin, a diminutive from a short form of Philip. habitational name from a place so called in Oxfordshire, whose name is probably a tribal derivative (with Old English -ingas ‘people of’) of the Old English personal name Filica (of uncertain origin). Surname forms such as de Filking(es) are found in the surrounding area from the 12th and 13th centuries.

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


Similar surnames: Firkins, Alkins, Hipkins, Hopkins, Willing, Wilkin, Tilkens, Folkins

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Filkins Family Origin

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Filkins Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Filkins family was Carpenter. The most common Filkins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Filkins's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Filkins.

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