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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

What did your Eakin ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Boiler Maker

    14%
  • Coal Miner

    14%
  • Commission Agent

    14%
  • Gen Lab

    14%

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

Eakin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Eakin Life Expectancy

What is the average Eakin lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eakin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eakin 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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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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