Aikman Family History

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Aikman Name Meaning

Scottish: apparently a nickname meaning ‘oak man’, from Scots aik ‘oak’ + man ‘man’. Scottish: alternatively, perhaps a derivative of an Old English personal name Agemund. Americanized spelling of Dutch Eyckman or Yckman (more commonly Eyckmeester), a 17th-century occupational name for someone whose job was to maintain standards, especially of the contents of wine casks, from Dutch ijken ‘calibrate’, ‘measure’, ‘gauge’.

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

Similar surnames: Parkman, Backman, Hackman, Hickman, Ashman, Ackman, Markman, Wiman

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Aikman Family Origin

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Aikman Family Occupations

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In 1939, Insurance Agent and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Aikman. 50% of Aikman men worked as an Insurance Agent and 78% of Aikman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aikman were Lorry Driver Heavy Work and Typist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Insurance Agent
  • Lorry Driver Heavy Work

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Housekeeper
  • Typist

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

Aikman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Aikman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aikman 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Aikman. 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 Aikman. For the veterans among your Aikman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aikman Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Aikman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Aikman in 1945 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

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