Parkins Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Parkins Name Meaning: From the baptismal name given to the son of Peter. Peter meaning 'rock'.

A name which was introduced after the Norman Invasion. Widespread across Europe in response to the strong Christian presence. Many people gave names of religious figures to their chldren, in the hope that they would be protected & blessed by having the same name.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Parkins Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Parkins family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 130
Female Servant 73
Independent 52
Labourer 43
Male Servant 30
Farmer 23
Dress Maker 11
Tailor 10
Shoe Maker 9
Fisherman 9
Carpenter 8
Coal Miner 8
Ag Labourer 8
Clerk 7
Butcher 7
Apprentice 7
Gardener 6
Sawyer 6
Plasterer 6
Lace Maker 5
Cabinet Maker 5
Servant 5
Brick Maker 4
Inn Keeper 4
Coach Maker 4

Parkins Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Perkins 86% 90,277
2 Parkins 100% 20,809
3 Pirkins 86% 726
4 Purkins 86% 490
5 Parkyns 86% 218
6 Porkins 86% 166
7 Perkens 71% 151

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The surname Parkins is the 2nd most popular variant of Perkins.

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