Pocklington Family History

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Pocklington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Humberside called Pocklington, named as ‘the estate (Old English tun) associated with (Old English -ing-) (a man called) Pocela’.

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


Similar surnames: Pilkington, Pennington, Hoisington, Ovington, Wormington, Covington

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Pocklington Family Origin

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Pocklington Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    36%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Stone Mason

    8%

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In 1880, Farming, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pocklington. The most common Pocklington occupation in the USA was Farming. 36% of Pocklington's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Pocklington family was Stone Mason.

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Pocklington Historical Records

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Pocklington Life Expectancy

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