Parchment Family History

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Parchment Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of parchment (Old French parcheminier). This name is common in Jamaica.

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


Similar surnames: Hatchett, Parmenter, Arcement, Parliament, Parent, Marchman, Argent

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Parchment Family Origin

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Parchment Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laboror

    11%

In 1880, the most common Parchment occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Parchment's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Parchment family was Laboror. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Parchment.

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Parchment Historical Records

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Parchment Life Expectancy

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