Akins Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Akins Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Aikens.

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

Similar surnames: Aikins, Akin, Akens, Makins, Dains, Agans, Rains, Agins, Lykins

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Akins Family Origin

Where is the Akins family from?

Akins Family Occupations

What did your Akins ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Akins family was Barrister At Law. The most common Akins occupation in Canada was Farmer. 62% of Akins's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Akins.

View Census data for Akins | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • School

  • Labourer

  • Barrister At Law


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

Akins Historical Records

What Akins family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Akins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Akins census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Akins

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Akins. 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.

View all Akins immigration records

Draft Card

There are 12,000 military records available for the last name Akins. For the veterans among your Akins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Akins military records

You've only scratched the surface of Akins family history.

Akins Life Expectancy

What is the average Akins lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Akins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Akins in 1944 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Akins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Akins 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.

Famous Akins Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name