Genkin Family History

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Genkin Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Henkin, Genin, Jenkin, Gerkin, Hankin, Genn, Elkin, Belkin, Galkin

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Genkin Family Origin

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Genkin Family Occupations

What did your Genkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Fonster was the top reported job for people in the CA named Genkin.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Fonster
    100%

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

Genkin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 271 census records available for the last name Genkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Genkin 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 253 immigration records available for the last name Genkin. 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 45 military records available for the last name Genkin. For the veterans among your Genkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Genkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Genkin lifespan?

Between 1971 and 2002, in the United States, Genkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Genkin in 1971 was 75, and 75 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Genkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Genkin 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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