Barkin Family History

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Barkin Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): variant of Barkan.

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

Similar surnames: Baskin, Barkan, Markin, Baskind, Arkin, Bardin, Balkin, Galkin, Zarin

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Barkin Family Origin

Where is the Barkin family from?

Barkin Family Occupations

What did your Barkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Barkin family was Licensed Victular. Fish Dealer, Ivory Turner and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barkin. The most common Barkin occupation in the UK was Fish Dealer. 9% of Barkin's were Fish Dealers.

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  • Fish Dealer

  • Ivory Turner

  • Laborer

  • Licensed Victular


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

Barkin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Barkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barkin 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Barkin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Barkin. For the veterans among your Barkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Barkin lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Barkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Barkin in 1954 was 66, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barkin 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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