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Dakan Family History

Dakan Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of English Deacon . Possibly of Dutch origin see Dakin .

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


Similar surnames: Lakin, Dakin, Daman, Agan, Dean, Eakman, Dahman, Laban, Eakin, Mikan

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Where is the Dakan family from?

You can see how Dakan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dakan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Dakan families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Dakan families living in Lancashire. This was about 60% of all the recorded Dakan's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Dakan families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dakan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dakan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dakan. 26% of Dakan men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Dakan women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dakan were Salesman and Practical Nurse. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Truck Driver
    15%
  • Salesman
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Nurse
    25%
  • Bookkeeper
    25%
  • Student
    25%
  • Practical Nurse
    25%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dakan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dakan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 196 immigration records available for the last name Dakan. 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 Cards

There are 329 military records available for the last name Dakan. For the veterans among your Dakan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dakan lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Dakan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Dakan in 1956 was 35, and 82 in 2004.

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