Hankinson Family History

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Hankinson Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire): patronymic from the personal name Hankin.

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

Similar surnames: Hawkinson, Adkinson, Atkinson, Watkinson, Tonkinson, Hankin, Harmison

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Hankinson Family Origin

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Hankinson Family Occupations

What did your Hankinson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hankinson occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Hankinson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hankinson family was Joiner. Farmer, Coal Miner and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hankinson.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Farm Labourer

  • Joiner


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

Hankinson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Hankinson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hankinson 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hankinson. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hankinson. For the veterans among your Hankinson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hankinson Life Expectancy

What is the average Hankinson lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hankinson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hankinson in 1957 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hankinson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hankinson 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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