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Know your Occupations in Surnames Quiz

Occupations in Surnames 8 Questions.

 
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1

Many surnames have their origins in occupations : what kind of work was done by a tucker?

  • a housekeeper
  • an accountant
  • a weaver of cloth

2

What trade or profession would a falkner follow?

  • a falcon keeper
  • a bee keeper
  • a farmer

3

The surname Pitman derives from what occupation?

  • A mariner
  • A pit worker
  • A baker

4

What was an ackerman?

  • a ploughman
  • a sheep farmer
  • a bee keeper

5

Who or what was a gatward?

  • a farmer
  • a goat keeper
  • a fisherman

6

What was a yeoman?

  • a fisherman who owned his own boat
  • a farmer who owned his own land
  • a beeskeeper

7

What was the trade or profession of a mayer?

  • a dentist
  • a physician
  • a psychologist

8

What was the trade or profession of a tasker?

  • a Baker
  • a vegetable farmer
  • a Reaper

 

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