Wilkins Family History

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Wilkins Name Meaning

English and Dutch: patronymic from Wilkin.

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


Similar surnames: Wilkens, Wilkin, Wilking, Filkins, Firkins, Wilken, Wilkinson, Wilkes

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Wilkins Family Origin

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Wilkins Family Occupations

What did your Wilkins ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wilkins. 2% of Wilkins men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Wilkins women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wilkins were Incapacitated and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    1%
  • Bricklayer
    1%
  • Incapacitated
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    52%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    1%

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

Wilkins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 491,000 census records available for the last name Wilkins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilkins 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 37,000 immigration records available for the last name Wilkins. 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 70,000 military records available for the last name Wilkins. For the veterans among your Wilkins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilkins Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilkins lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Wilkins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wilkins in 1940 was 54, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilkins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilkins 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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