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Alkins Family History

Alkins Name Meaning

English: probably a patronymic from a personal name, Alkin, a pet form of the personal names Alan (see Allen) or Alexander.

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


Similar surnames: Adkins, Atkins, Elkin, Filkins, Allis, Askin, Alwin, Elkins, Hawkins

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Where is the Alkins family from?

You can see how Alkins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Alkins family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Alkins families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 343 Alkins families living in London. This was about 29% of all the recorded Alkins's in the UK. London had the highest population of Alkins families in 1891.
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What did your Alkins ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Railway Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Alkins. 81% of Alkins women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Railway Clerk
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    81%
  • Domestic Servant
    6%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    6%
  • Unpaid Household Duties
    4%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Alkins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Alkins census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Alkins. 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 Cards

There are 801 military records available for the last name Alkins. For the veterans among your Alkins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Alkins lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Alkins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Alkins in 1963 was 87, and 73 in 2004.

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