Alkins Family History

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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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Alkins Family Origin

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Alkins Family Occupations

What did your Alkins ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Bricklayer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Alkins. The most common Alkins occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 18% of Alkins's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Alkins family was Carpet Planner.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Bricklayer

  • Annuitant

  • Carpet Planner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Alkins ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Alkins Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Alkins Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alkins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Alkins 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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