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Etkin Family History

Etkin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from Yiddish personal name Etke, a pet form of Ester (see Esther). Variant spelling of English Atkin.

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


Similar surnames: Itkin, Elkin, Eskin, Atkin, Estrin, Henkin, Eakin, Peskin, Lakin

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Where is the Etkin family from?

You can see how Etkin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Etkin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Etkin families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Etkin families living in Ontario. This was about 57% of all the recorded Etkin's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Etkin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Etkin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Etkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Manager and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Etkin. 25% of Etkin men worked as a Manager and 20% of Etkin women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Etkin were Carpenter and Bookkeeper.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Manager
    25%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Carpenter
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    20%
  • New Worker
    20%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Bookkeeper
    20%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Etkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Etkin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 878 immigration records available for the last name Etkin. 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 Cards

There are 378 military records available for the last name Etkin. For the veterans among your Etkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Etkin lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Etkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Etkin in 1954 was 58, and 92 in 2004.

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