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Wilkinson Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

Wilkinson is a surname of English origin. It is a variant of Williamson. At the time of the British Census of 1881, the relative frequency of the surname Wilkinson was highest in Westmorland (4.3 times the British average), followed by Yorkshire, County Durham, Lincolnshire, Cumberland, Northumberland, Lancashire, Cheshire and Nottinghamshire.

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The meaning of Wilkinson come may come from a profession, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Many of these trade-based last names might be a profession in a different language. This is why it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like Wilkinson originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. Often these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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