Tonkin Family History

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Tonkin Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon): from a pet form of the personal name Thomas.

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

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Tonkin Family Origin

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Tonkin Family Occupations

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  • Miner

    25%
  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tonkin family was Keeping House. Miner, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tonkin. The most common Tonkin occupation in the USA was Miner. 25% of Tonkin's were Miners.

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Tonkin Historical Records

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Tonkin Life Expectancy

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