Aiken Name Meaning

Variant, associated chiefly with northern Ireland, of the Scottish surname Aitken.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Aikin, Aikens, Aken, Aitken, Hanken, Linen, Aikey, Wikel, Aitkens

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Aiken Family Origin

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Aiken Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Agri; Labr

    1%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aiken. A less common occupation for the Aiken family was Agri; Labr. The most common Aiken occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Aiken's were Farmers.

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Aiken Historical Records

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Aiken Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Aiken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Aiken in 1944 was 22, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aiken

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