Askin Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from a Middle English and Anglo-Norman French personal name, Askin or Asketin, a pet form of Asketill, Askell, which is of Old Norse origin and related to Haskin and Haskell.

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


Similar surnames: Astin, Haskin, Aslin, Atkin, Laskin, Maslin, Baskin, Larkin, Arkin

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Askin Family Origin

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Askin Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Iron Moulder

    4%
  • Baker

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Askin family was Baker. Blacksmith, Coal Miner and Iron Moulder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Askin. The most common Askin occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 4% of Askin's were Blacksmiths.

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Askin Historical Records

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Askin Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Askin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Askin in 1945 was 57, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Askin

Famous Askin Family

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