Tonkinson Family History

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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 1939, Locksmith and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Tonkinson. 28% of Tonkinson men worked as a Locksmith and 77% of Tonkinson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tonkinson were General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Locksmith
  • Labourer General
  • Drop Forging
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid House Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
  • Unpaid Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Tonkinson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Tonkinson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tonkinson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 526 immigration records available for the last name Tonkinson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 584 military records available for the last name Tonkinson. For the veterans among your Tonkinson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tonkinson Life Expectancy

What is the average Tonkinson lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, 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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