Eakin Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Egan. English and Irish: from a pet form of any of the personal names mentioned at Eade.

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


Similar surnames: Etkin, Elkin, Lakin, Makin, Savin, Deakin, Dakin, Eskin, Akin, Eaken

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Eakin Family Origin

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Eakin Family Occupations

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  • Boiler Maker

    14%
  • Coal Miner

    14%
  • Commission Agent

    14%
  • Gen Lab

    14%

In 1881, Boiler Maker, Coal Miner and Commission Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eakin. A less common occupation for the Eakin family was Gen Lab. The most common Eakin occupation in the UK was Boiler Maker. 14% of Eakin's were Boiler Makers.

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Eakin Historical Records

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Eakin Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Eakin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Eakin in 1943 was 35, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eakin

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