Tinker Family History

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Tinker Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): occupational name for a mender of pots and pans, Middle English tink(l)er (of uncertain etymology).

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

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Tinker Family Origin

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Tinker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Tinker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Tinker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tinker family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tinker.

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Tinker Historical Records

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Tinker Life Expectancy

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