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Tonkinson Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): patronymic from the personal name Tonkin.

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


Similar surnames: Tomkinson, Hankinson, Tomlinson, Adkinson, Watkinson, Townson

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Tonkinson Family Origin

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Tonkinson Family Occupations

What did your Tonkinson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Tonkinson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Tonkinson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tonkinson family was Beamer-Cotton Mill. Farmer, Farming and Beamer In Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tonkinson.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Farming

    16%
  • Beamer In Mill

    5%
  • Beamer-Cotton Mill

    5%

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Tonkinson Historical Records

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

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Tonkinson Life Expectancy

What is the average Tonkinson lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, Tonkinson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Tonkinson in 1960 was 56, and 51 in 2004.

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United States

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