Aikens Family History

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Aikens Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic form of Aiken.

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

Similar surnames: Aikins, Aiken, Akens, Likens, Aikin, Aitkens, Akins, Aitken, Givens

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Aikens Family Origin

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Aikens Family Occupations

What did your Aikens ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Actor Vocalist and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Aikens. 10% of Aikens men worked as an Actor Vocalist and 60% of Aikens women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aikens were Civil Servant and Unpaid Domestic D

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Actor Vocalist
  • Boatbuilder (retired)
  • Chief Draughtsman
  • Civil Servant

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • Housewife Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic D

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Aikens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Aikens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aikens census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Aikens. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Aikens. For the veterans among your Aikens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aikens Life Expectancy

What is the average Aikens lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Aikens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Aikens in 1951 was 29, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aikens

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