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Forkin Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form (quasi-translation) of Gaelic Ó Gabhláin, a name from the diminutive of gabhal ‘fork’. North German: possibly a nickname for a hog farmer or an unkempt person, from Middle Low German verken ‘piglet’.

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

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Forkin Family Origin

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Forkin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Keeps Store

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeps Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Forkin. A less common occupation for the Forkin family was Laborer. The most common Forkin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Forkin's were Farmers.

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Forkin Historical Records

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Forkin Life Expectancy

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