Aikin Family History

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Aikin Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Aiken.

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


Similar surnames: Akin, Aikins, Aiken, Akins, Aikens, Annin, Calkin, Aitken, Aikman

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Aikin Family Origin

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Aikin Family Occupations

What did your Aikin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Aikin. 8% of Aikin men worked as a General Labourer and 41% of Aikin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aikin were Carpentry Parker Attendent and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    8%
  • Boot shoe Dealer repairer
    4%
  • Builder General Repairs decorator Heavy Work
    4%
  • Carpentry Parker Attendent
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    41%
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
    5%
  • Machinist
    5%
  • Private Means
    5%

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

Aikin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Aikin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aikin 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 Aikin. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Aikin. For the veterans among your Aikin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aikin Life Expectancy

What is the average Aikin lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Aikin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Aikin in 1940 was 67, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aikin

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