Wilkin Family History

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Wilkin Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Wilkin, a pet form William. Dutch: from a pet form of Willem (see Wilhelm).

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


Similar surnames: Wilkie, Wilken, Witkin, Elkin, Lipkin, Wilson, Wilkins, Pipkin

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Wilkin Family Origin

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Wilkin Family Occupations

What did your Wilkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wilkin. 2% of Wilkin men worked as a Bricklayer and 50% of Wilkin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wilkin were Agricultural Labourer and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
    2%
  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Private Means
    2%
  • Domestic Duties
    2%

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

Wilkin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 62,000 census records available for the last name Wilkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilkin 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Wilkin. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Wilkin. For the veterans among your Wilkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilkin lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wilkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Wilkin in 1954 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilkin 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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