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Allinson Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): from the Old French and Middle English personal name Alain or Alan (see Allen ) + the patronymic suffix -son.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Allison, Atkinson, Adkinson, Callison, Ellenson, Anfinson, Alliston

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Where is the Allinson family from?

You can see how Allinson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Allinson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Allinson families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 592 Allinson families living in Yorkshire. This was about 39% of all the recorded Allinson's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Allinson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Allinson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Allinson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Allinson. 21% of Allinson men worked as a General Labourer and 73% of Allinson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Allinson were Incapacitated and Housewife. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    21%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Dairy Farmer
    7%
  • Incapacitated
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    73%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Domestic Servant
    2%
  • Housewife
    2%
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Census Records

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Allinson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Allinson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Allinson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Allinson. For the veterans among your Allinson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Allinson lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Allinson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Allinson in 1962 was 66, and 70 in 2004.

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