Tompkins Family History

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Tompkins Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Thomas.

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


Similar surnames: Tomkins, Dopkins, Tomkinson, Tomlin, Hipkins, Hopkins, Tonkin

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Tompkins Family Origin

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Tompkins Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tompkins family was Carpenter. The most common Tompkins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Tompkins's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tompkins.

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Tompkins Historical Records

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Tompkins Life Expectancy

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