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Adkinson Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Adkin (see Adkins). Compare Atkinson.

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

Similar surnames: Atkinson, Adkins, Addison, Watkinson, Kitson, Allinson, Kinson

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Where is the Adkinson family from?

You can see how Adkinson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Adkinson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Adkinson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 6 Adkinson families living in British Columbia. This was about 35% of all the recorded Adkinson's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Adkinson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Adkinson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Adkinson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Adkinson. 100% of Adkinson men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Adkinson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adkinson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 576 immigration records available for the last name Adkinson. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Adkinson. For the veterans among your Adkinson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Adkinson lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Adkinson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Adkinson in 1954 was 40, and 68 in 2004.

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