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Larkin Name Meaning

English: from a medieval personal name, a pet form of Lawrence, formed with the addition of the Middle English suffix -kin (of Low German origin). Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Lorcáin ‘descendant of Lorcán’, a personal name from a diminutive of lorc ‘fierce’, ‘cruel’, which was sometimes used as an equivalent to Lawrence.

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


Similar surnames: Harkin, Lakin, Parkin, Markin, Laskin, Haskin, Makin, Hartin, Forkin

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Larkin Family Origin

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Larkin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Larkin family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Larkin. The most common Larkin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Larkin's were Farmers.

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Larkin Life Expectancy

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