The Family Dictionary Quotes Diaries

The rarer occupational names are generally restricted in their distribution, as are other names that possibly originated with just one or two households. For example, the Arkwrights (makers of arks or chests) are from Lancashire, the Crappers (croppers) and Frobishers (furbishers or cleaners of armour) are from Yorkshire, and the Dymonds (dairymen) are from Devon. […]