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Diskin Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Díscín ‘descendant of Díscín’, which may be derived from díosc ‘barren’. The place name Ballyeeskeen, now Ballydiscin, in County Sligo, is derived from the surname.

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


Similar surnames: Dinkin, Haskin, Riskin, Diffin, Heskin, Miskin, Duskin, Ruskin

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Diskin Family Origin

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Diskin Family Occupations

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  • Common Laborer

    8%
  • Drayman

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%

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In 1880, Common Laborer, Drayman and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Diskin. The most common Diskin occupation in the USA was Common Laborer. 8% of Diskin's were Common Laborers. A less common occupation for the Diskin family was Farmer.

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Diskin Life Expectancy

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