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Where is the Tinker family from?
You can see how Tinker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tinker family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tinker families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 31 Tinker families living in New York. This was about 18% of all the recorded Tinker's in USA. New York had the highest population of Tinker families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tinker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tinker. 20% of Tinker men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Tinker women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tinker were Truck Driver and Maid. .