Erskin Family History

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Erskin Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Erskine.

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

Similar surnames: Ervin, Eastin, Erwin, Erskine, Etkin, Briskin, Perkin, Gerkin, Espin

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Erskin Family Origin

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Erskin Family Occupations

What did your Erskin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Annuitant, Carter and Engine Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erskin. The most common Erskin occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 17% of Erskin's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Erskin family was Gardener (Jobbing).

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  • Annuitant

  • Carter

  • Engine Keeper

  • Gardener (Jobbing)


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

Erskin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Erskin Life Expectancy

What is the average Erskin lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Erskin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Erskin in 1964 was 61, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erskin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Erskin 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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