Mirkin Family History

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Mirkin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Mirke, a pet form of the Biblical Hebrew name Miryam, a very ancient name of uncertain etymology, perhaps meaning ‘wished-for child’, from an Egyptian root mrj with the addition of the Hebrew feminine diminutive suffix -am.

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

Similar surnames: Markin, Sirkin, Itkin, Merlin, Minkin, Zipkin, Witkin, Meskin, Miskin

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Mirkin Family Origin

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Mirkin Family Occupations

What did your Mirkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Blast Furnace Labourer (heavy Worker) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Mirkin. 15% of Mirkin men worked as a Blast Furnace Labourer (heavy Worker) and 25% of Mirkin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mirkin were General Labourer and Newsagent

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Blast Furnace Labourer (heavy Worker)
  • Builders Labourer
  • Director Alternator Novells To 15 Kings Way Timber Merchants
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • Housewife draper Own Account
  • Newsagent

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Mirkin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mirkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mirkin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mirkin. 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 275 military records available for the last name Mirkin. For the veterans among your Mirkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mirkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Mirkin lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Mirkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Mirkin in 1960 was 41, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mirkin

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