Tonks Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Monks, Tomes, Tonkin, Tong, Toney, Jenks, Toles, Pinks, Tank, Toni

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Tonks Family Origin

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Tonks Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    15%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Car Inspector

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%

In 1880, Laborer, Blacksmith and Car Inspector were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tonks. A less common occupation for the Tonks family was Farmer. The most common Tonks occupation in the USA was Laborer. 15% of Tonks's were Laborers.

Source: Census data for Tonks | Data not to scale

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Tonks Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Tonks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Tonks in 1945 was 59, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tonks

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