Tomlinson Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Tomlinson Name Meaning: This is a patronymic from the personal name 'Tomlin',from the pet form of 'Tom'.

The origination of the name is from the Roman Aramaic byname 'Tomas',meaning the 'the twin'.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Tomlinson Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Tomlinson family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 248
Female Servant 227
Independent 171
Farmer 157
Labourer 118
Male Servant 105
Cotton Weaver 92
Weaver 66
Shoe Maker 63
Dress Maker 32
Brick Layer 27
Butcher 26
Tailor 25
Carpenter 24
Cotton Spinner 23
Joiner 23
Coal Miner 21
Ag Lab 21
Miner 20
Stone Mason 20
Frame Work Knitter 18
Sawyer 17
Blacksmith 16
Apprentice 15
Bleacher 15

Tomlinson Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Tomlinson 100% 94,234
2 Timlinson 89% 113
3 Tamlinson 89% 109

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

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