Edkins Family History

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Edkins Name Meaning

English: patronymic or metronymic from a pet form of Eade.

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


Similar surnames: Adkins, Ekins, Eakins, Elkin, Madkins, Alkins, Elkins, Etkin, Perkins

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Edkins Family Origin

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Edkins Family Occupations

What did your Edkins ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Edkins occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Edkins's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Edkins. A less common occupation for the Edkins family was Gardener.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Gardener

    3%

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

Edkins Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Edkins Life Expectancy

What is the average Edkins lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Edkins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Edkins in 1959 was 52, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Edkins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Edkins 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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