Orkin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish male personal name Orke, a pet form of Aaron + the eastern Slavic possessive suffix -in.

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


Similar surnames: Arkin, Sorkin, Markin, Dworkin, Eskin, Brin, Okin, Onken, Larkin

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Orkin Family Origin

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Orkin Family Occupations

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  • Clerk Express

    50%
  • Pres. Lea T. Coolege

    50%

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In 1880, clerk Express and Pres. Lea T. Coolege were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Orkin. The most common Orkin occupation in the USA was Clerk Express. 50% of Orkin's were Clerk Expresss.

Source: Census data for Orkin | Data not to scale

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Orkin Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Orkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Orkin in 1945 was 23, and 53 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orkin

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