Occupation Abbreviations

OccupationAbbreviation
Accountantacct
Active service (in the military)act serv
Advertisingadv
Agentagt
Apprenticeapp
Appraiser, apprenticeappr
Architectarch, archt
Assemblerasmblr
Assistantasst
Attendantattdt
Attendantatdt
Attendantattndt
Attorneyatty
Barristerbarr
Baggagemanbgemn
Book binderbkbndr
Bookkeeperbkpr
Bakerbkr
Builderbldr
Blacksmithblksmth
Boiler makerblrmkr
Bottlerbtlr
Barberbrbr
Bricklayerbrklyr
Brakemanbrkmn
Brokerbrkr
Butcherbtchr
Cabinet makercbtmkr
Cabinet makercabt mkr
Captaincapt
Caretakercaretkr
Carpentercarp
Cashiercash
Chauffeurchauf
Chefchf
Checkerchkr
Civil servantciv ser
Clerkclk
Cleanerclnr
Collectorcoll
Collectorcollr
Commissioncom
Compositorcomp
Comptometercompt
Confectionerconf
Confectionerconfr
Consultingcons
Contractorcontr
Correspondentcors
Cutterctr
Decoratordecrtr
Deliverydel
Delicatessendelctan
Deputydep
Deputydepy
Dictaphonedicta
Dispenserdisp
Dispatcherdispr
Dealerdlr
Demonstratordmnstr
Draftsmandrftsmn
Dress makerdrsmkr
Druggistdrug
Electricianelec, electn
Electrotyperelectro
Elevator operatorelev, elev opr
Embroiderembr
Employeeemp
Engineereng
Engraverengr, engrav
Examinerexam
Expressmanexp, expmn
Firemanfirmn
Flagmanflgmn
Finisherfnshr
Foremanformn
Forewomanforwm
Freightfrt
Fishermanfshrmn
Fitterftr
Furniturefurn
Furnishingfurng
Gasfittergasftr
Gardenergdnr
Goodsgds
Generalgen, genl
Grocergro
Hairdresserhairdrsr
Handhd
Hardwarehdw
Helperhlpr
Housekeeperhsekpr
Implementsimplts
Importerimptr
Insuranceins
Inspectorinspr, insptr
Instructorinstr
Janitorjntr
Jeweller or watchmakerjwlr
Keeperkpr
Laborerlab
Lumberlbr
Lieutenantlieut
Linemanlinmn
Linotypelino
Lithographerlith, litho
Laundresslndrs
Laundrymanlndymn
Longshoremanlngshmn
Machinistmach
Merchandisemdse
Mechanic, mechanicalmech
Merchantmer
Messengermessr, msngr
Manufacturingmfg
Manufacturermfr
Managermgr, mngr
Makermkr
Marketmkt
Mouldermldr
Millinermlnr
Millwrightmlwrt
Market gardenermkt gdnr
Manmn
Mountermntr
Motormanmoto, mtrmn
Marinermrnr
Mastermstr
Music teachermus tchr
Mutualmut
Operatoropr
Osteopathosteo
Passengerpass
Patientpat
Peddlerpdlr
Pharmacistpharm
Photographerphotogr
Photographerphotog
Photographerphoto
Physicianphy
Physicianphys
Packerpkr
Plumberplmbr
Polisherplshr
Plastererplstr
Painterpntr
Presidentpres
Principalprin
Produceprod
Professorprof
Proprietorprop
Provisionsprov
Pressfeederprsfdr
Pressmanprsmn
Printerprtr
Printerprntr
Patternmakerptrnmkr
Publishingpub
Publisherpublr
Purchasingpurch
Real estaterel est
Representativerep
Repairerrepr
Restaurantrestr
ReverendRev
Railwayry
Sanitarysan
Saddler or harness makersdlr
Secretarysec
Second handsec hd
Sergeantsergt
Shippingship
Salessls
Salesladyslsldy
Salesmanslsmn
Seamstresssmstrs
Solicitorsolr
Stationarysta
Stenographersten, stenog
Stereotypestereo
Steelworkerstlwkr
Steamfitterstmftr
Steamerstr
Studentstud, studt
Stevedorestvdre
Superintendentsupt
Supervisorsupvr
Surgeonsurg
Switchmanswchmn, switch
Teachertchr
Telephonetel
Telegraphteleg
Tinsmithtinner
Tailortlr
Tailoresstlrs
Timekeepertmkpr
Teamstertmstr
Tendertndr
Transportationtran, trans
Transfertransf
Travellingtrav
Treasurertreas
Undertakerundtkr
Upholstereruphol, upholstr
Veterinarianvet
Vulcanizervulc
Wood workerwd wkr
Wholesalewhol
Warehousemanwhsmn
Workerwkr
Welderwldr
Watchmanwtchmn
Waiterwtr
Waitresswtrs
Yardmanydmn
Yardmasterydmstr