Aitkens Family History

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Aitkens Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Aitken.

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


Similar surnames: Aitken, Aikens, Likens, Tilkens, Atkins, Dickens, Mickens, Atkin

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Aitkens Family Origin

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Aitkens Family Occupations

What did your Aitkens ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Aitkens family was General Practitioner. The most common Aitkens occupation in the UK was Chaplain R.U. Hospital. 14% of Aitkens's were Chaplain R.U. Hospitals. Chaplain R.U. Hospital, Clerk and Gardener Do Serv were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aitkens.

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  • Chaplain R.U. Hospital

    14%
  • Clerk

    14%
  • Gardener Do Serv

    14%
  • General Practitioner

    14%

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Aitkens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Aitkens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aitkens 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Aitkens. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Aitkens. For the veterans among your Aitkens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aitkens Life Expectancy

What is the average Aitkens lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Aitkens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Aitkens in 1962 was 80, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aitkens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Aitkens ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Aitkens Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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