Pinkerton Family History

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Pinkerton Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from a place near Dunbar, which is from an unexplained first element + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. This surname has been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

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

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Pinkerton Family Origin

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Pinkerton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

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Pinkerton Historical Records

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Pinkerton Life Expectancy

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