Aikins Family History

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Aikins Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Aikens.

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

Similar surnames: Akins, Aikin, Aikens, Akin, Akens, Givins, Aiken, Divins, Harkins

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Aikins Family Origin

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Aikins Family Occupations

What did your Aikins ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Aikins family was Farmer Son. The most common Aikins occupation in Canada was Farmer. 30% of Aikins's were Farmers. Farmer, Student and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aikins.

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  • Farmer

  • Student

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer Son


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Aikins ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Aikins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Aikins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aikins 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Aikins. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Aikins. For the veterans among your Aikins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aikins Life Expectancy

What is the average Aikins lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Aikins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Aikins in 1954 was 47, and 61 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Aikins 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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