Arkin Family History

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Arkin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from Arke, an eastern Yiddish pet form of the personal name Aaron.

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


Similar surnames: Orkin, Markin, Larkin, Harkin, Parkin, Arko, Askin, Haskin, Laskin

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Arkin Family Origin

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Arkin Family Occupations

What did your Arkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assisting Father and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Arkin. 3% of Arkin men worked as an Assisting Father and 50% of Arkin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arkin were Capstan Lathe Hands and Canvasser collector Clothing

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assisting Father
    3%
  • Bottle Merchant
    3%
  • Canvasser collector Clothing
    3%
  • Capstan Lathe Hands
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Domestic Servant
    4%
  • Private Means
    4%
  • Canvasser collector Clothing
    2%

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

Arkin Historical Records

What Arkin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Arkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arkin 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 Arkin. 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 809 military records available for the last name Arkin. For the veterans among your Arkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Arkin lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Arkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Arkin in 1959 was 63, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arkin

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