Jenkinson Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Jenkinson Name Meaning: An English derivation from the forename Jenyn/Janyn (a variation of John) meaning 'gift of God', 'son of Janyn or Johannes'.

A name that uses the father's name as the surname, in this case the father's name was probably John or a variant of it.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Jenkinson Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Jenkinson family

Profession Census Frequency
Female Servant 97
Agricultural Labourer 86
Farmer 47
Independent 45
Male Servant 42
Labourer 28
Cotton Weaver 20
Tailor 18
Weaver 16
Fisherman 16
Gardener 15
Shoe Maker 14
Ag Lab 12
Cotton Spinner 11
Cotton Piecer 10
Stone Mason 10
Ag Labourer 10
Plasterer 10
Framework Knitter 10
Blacksmith 9
Dress Maker 8
Apprentice 7
Mason 7
Butcher 6
Fancy Weaver 6

Jenkinson Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Jenkinson 100% 36,303
2 Jankinson 89% 1,239
3 Jinkinson 89% 1,171
4 Jonkinson 89% 176
5 Jenkenson 89% 144

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The surname Jenkinson is the most popular version of all its varients

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