Askin Family History

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Askin Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from a Middle English and Anglo-Norman French personal name, Askin or Asketin, a pet form of Asketill, Askell, which is of Old Norse origin and related to Haskin and Haskell.

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


Similar surnames: Astin, Haskin, Aslin, Atkin, Laskin, Maslin, Baskin, Larkin, Arkin

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Askin Family Origin

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Askin Family Occupations

What did your Askin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Askin family was Servant. Farmer, Going To School and Rigger were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Askin. The most common Askin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 35% of Askin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Going To School

    16%
  • Rigger

    13%
  • Servant

    6%

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

Askin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Askin Life Expectancy

What is the average Askin lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Askin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Askin in 1945 was 57, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Askin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Askin 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 Askin Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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