Adkins Family History

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Adkins Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Adkin, a pet form of Adam that was in use particularly in the English Midlands, + patronymic -s. Compare Atkins.

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

Similar surnames: Alkins, Madkins, Addis, Adkinson, Atkins, Edkins, Atkin, Hawkins

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Adkins Family Origin

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Adkins Family Occupations

What did your Adkins ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Adkins. 50% of Adkins men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Adkins women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Adkins were Clerk and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Teamster
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Cook
  • Stenographer

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

Adkins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 216,000 census records available for the last name Adkins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adkins 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Adkins. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 50,000 military records available for the last name Adkins. For the veterans among your Adkins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Adkins Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Adkins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Adkins in 1941 was 29, and 71 in 2004.

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