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Larkin Name Meaning

English: from a medieval personal name, a pet form of Lawrence, formed with the addition of the Middle English suffix -kin (of Low German origin). Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Lorcáin ‘descendant of Lorcán’, a personal name from a diminutive of lorc ‘fierce’, ‘cruel’, which was sometimes used as an equivalent to Lawrence.

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


Similar surnames: Harkin, Lakin, Parkin, Markin, Laskin, Haskin, Makin, Hartin, Forkin

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Larkin Family Origin

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Larkin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Fishing

    10%
  • Student

    6%
  • Fisherman

    6%

In 1881, Farmer, Fishing and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Larkin. The most common Larkin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 23% of Larkin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Larkin family was Fisherman.

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Larkin Life Expectancy

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