Harkin Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Harkin Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarcáin ‘descendant of Earcán’, a byname or personal name formed from a diminutive of earc ‘red’, ‘bloody’; also meaning ‘pig’. English: from a pet form of a medieval personal name (see Harkey).

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


Similar surnames: Larkin, Haskin, Hartin, Hankin, Markin, Carlin, Parkin, Arkin

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Harkin Family Origin

Where is the Harkin family from?

SHOW MORE

Harkin Family Occupations

What did your Harkin ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farm Labourer

    6%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Railway Porter

    4%

In 1881, the most common Harkin occupation in the UK was Farm Labourer. 6% of Harkin's were Farm Labourers. Farm Labourer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harkin. A less common occupation for the Harkin family was Railway Porter.

Source: Census data for Harkin | Data not to scale

Harkin Historical Records

What Harkin family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Harkin ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Harkin

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Harkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Harkin lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harkin 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Harkin Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Look up another name