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Origins of the Jenkinson surname

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About the Jenkinsons

We have a total number of 60127 records for people with the last name Jenkinson.

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Where do most Jenkinsons live?

In 1921, most Jenkinsons lived in Yorkshire.


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Interesting facts about Jenkinsons

How common is your surname?

852nd most common surname in the UK

We have 54,600 records for the Jenkinson surname. The oldest one dates back to 1540.

Who were Jenkinsons most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Taylors

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What are the most common Jenkinson first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Jenkinsons

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Jenkinsons in 1921
Dressmaker

202

Cotton Weaver

177

General Servant Domestic

112

House Servant

108

Domestic Servant

107

Common Male occupations for Jenkinsons in 1921
Fisherman

240

Farmer

234

Coal Miner

176

General Labourer

174

Joiner

150

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