Lamkin Family History

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Lamkin Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Lamb 1 and 2.

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

Similar surnames: Lampkin, Lakin, Larkin, Laskin, Lamkins, Lampen, Lumpkin, Makin

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Lamkin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lamkin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lamkin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • European Jewish


  • Norway


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Lamkin Family Origin

Where is the Lamkin family from?

Lamkin Family Occupations

What did your Lamkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carter, (Field Worker) and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lamkin. The most common Lamkin occupation in the UK was Carter. 9% of Lamkin's were Carters. A less common occupation for the Lamkin family was Boot And Shoe Maker.

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  • Carter

  • (Field Worker)

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Boot And Shoe Maker


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

Lamkin Historical Records

What Lamkin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Lamkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lamkin 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 986 immigration records available for the last name Lamkin. 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 Lamkin. For the veterans among your Lamkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lamkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Lamkin lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Lamkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Lamkin in 1953 was 54, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lamkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lamkin 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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