Aikman Family History

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Aikman Name Meaning

Scottish: apparently a nickname meaning ‘oak man’, from Scots aik ‘oak’ + man ‘man’. Scottish: alternatively, perhaps a derivative of an Old English personal name Agemund. Americanized spelling of Dutch Eyckman or Yckman (more commonly Eyckmeester), a 17th-century occupational name for someone whose job was to maintain standards, especially of the contents of wine casks, from Dutch ijken ‘calibrate’, ‘measure’, ‘gauge’.

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


Similar surnames: Parkman, Backman, Hackman, Hickman, Ashman, Ackman, Markman, Wiman

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Aikman Family Origin

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Aikman Family Occupations

What did your Aikman ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Clerk

    7%
  • Farmers Son

    7%
  • Labourer

    7%

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Aikman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Aikman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aikman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Aikman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Aikman. For the veterans among your Aikman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aikman Life Expectancy

What is the average Aikman lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Aikman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Aikman in 1945 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Aikman 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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