Akens Family History

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Akens Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant spelling of Aikens.

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


Similar surnames: Akins, Aikens, Aken, Arons, Aiken, Kerns, Akes, Evens, Kees, Arens

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Akens Family Origin

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Akens Family Occupations

What did your Akens ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Boot shoe Repairer contractor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Akens. 20% of Akens men worked as a Boot shoe Repairer contractor and 50% of Akens women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Akens were General Labourer Met Water Board Heavy Worke and Mental Defective In Traini

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Boot shoe Repairer contractor
    20%
  • Certificated Male Nurse (n
    20%
  • General Labourer
    20%
  • General Labourer Met Water Board Heavy Worke
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Companion Help
    17%
  • Domestic Worker
    17%
  • Mental Defective In Traini
    17%

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

Akens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Akens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Akens 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 217 immigration records available for the last name Akens. 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 676 military records available for the last name Akens. For the veterans among your Akens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Akens Life Expectancy

What is the average Akens lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Akens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Akens in 1959 was 64, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Akens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Akens 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.

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