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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


Similar surnames: Tinner, Tinkler, Tinder, Rinker, Hiner, Vicker, Wicker, Kinker

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Tinker Family Origin

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Tinker Family Occupations

What did your Tinker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. The most common Tinker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Tinker's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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Tinker Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Tinker ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Tinker Life Expectancy

What is the average Tinker lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, Tinker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Tinker in 1952 was 51, and 73 in 2004.

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