Corkins Family History

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Corkins Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Corcáin ‘descendant of Corcán’, a personal name from the diminutive of corc ‘crimson’, with the addition of redundant English genitive -s.

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


Similar surnames: Collins, Hopkins, Forkin, Corrin, Harkins, Coggins, Corris, Dopkins

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Corkins Family Origin

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Corkins Family Occupations

What did your Corkins ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builder Labourer and Domestic Housekeeper Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Corkins. 34% of Corkins men worked as a Builder Labourer and 20% of Corkins women worked as a Domestic Housekeeper Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Corkins were Lead Polisher and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builder Labourer
    34%
  • Firewood Merchant Heavy Work
    34%
  • Lead Polisher
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Housekeeper Servant
    20%
  • Incapacitated
    20%
  • Studentsecretary Learing
    20%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    20%

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

Corkins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Corkins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corkins 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 205 immigration records available for the last name Corkins. 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 735 military records available for the last name Corkins. For the veterans among your Corkins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Corkins Life Expectancy

What is the average Corkins lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Corkins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Corkins in 1963 was 67, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corkins 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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