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Pocklington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Humberside called Pocklington, named as ‘the estate (Old English tun) associated with (Old English -ing-) (a man called) Pocela’.

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


Similar surnames: Pilkington, Pennington, Hoisington, Ovington, Wormington, Covington

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Pocklington Family Origin

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Pocklington Family Occupations

What did your Pocklington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pocklington occupation in the USA was Farming. 36% of Pocklington's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Pocklington family was Stone Mason. Farming, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pocklington.

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  • Farming

    36%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Stone Mason

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pocklington ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Pocklington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pocklington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pocklington census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pocklington. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pocklington. For the veterans among your Pocklington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pocklington Life Expectancy

What is the average Pocklington lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Pocklington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pocklington in 1961 was 54, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pocklington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pocklington ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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