Calkin Family History

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Calkin Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Culkin.

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

Similar surnames: Calkins, Callen, Culkin, Calvin, Calpin, Camlin, Callis, Galvin

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Calkin Family Origin

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Calkin Family Occupations

What did your Calkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Calkin occupation in Canada was Merchant. 33% of Calkin's were Merchants. A less common occupation for the Calkin family was Teacher. Merchant, Servant and Store Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Calkin.

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  • Merchant

  • Servant

  • Store Clerk

  • Teacher


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

Calkin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Calkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Calkin 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 776 immigration records available for the last name Calkin. 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 Calkin. For the veterans among your Calkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Calkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Calkin lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Calkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Calkin in 1960 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Calkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Calkin 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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