Akins Family History

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Akins Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Aikens.

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


Similar surnames: Aikins, Akin, Akens, Makins, Dains, Agans, Rains, Agins, Lykins

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Akins Family Origin

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Akins Family Occupations

What did your Akins ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Farm Work and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Akins. 5% of Akins men worked as a General Farm Work and 56% of Akins women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Akins were Brass Sheet Roller Heavy Worker and Coating Weaver

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Farm Work
    5%
  • Assistant Paint Sprayer War Work metrics Safe Factory
    3%
  • Boiler Maker (retired)
    3%
  • Brass Sheet Roller Heavy Worker
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    56%
  • Household Duties
    5%
  • Housewife (unpaid)
    5%
  • Coating Weaver
    3%

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

Akins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Akins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Akins 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Akins. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Akins. For the veterans among your Akins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Akins Life Expectancy

What is the average Akins lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Akins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Akins in 1944 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Akins 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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