Hankin Family History

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Hankin Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire) and Scottish: from the Middle English personal name Hankin, a pet form of Hann, with the addition of the hypocoristic suffix -kin. English: from Middle English Handekin, a diminutive of the nickname Hand. English: from Middle English Hamekin, a pet form of the personal name Hamo, Hame (see Hammond). Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Johann(es) (see John). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from Khanke (a pet form of the Yiddish female personal name Khane; see Hanna), with the Slavic possessive suffix -in.

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

Similar surnames: Henkin, Haskin, Makin, Lakin, Harkin, Hankes, Markin, Mankin, Larkin

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Hankin Family Origin

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Hankin Family Occupations

What did your Hankin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Hankin. 37% of Hankin men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Hankin women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hankin were Cain Des Patcher and Labourer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Student
  • Bookkeeper
  • Cain Des Patcher

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Bookkeeper
  • Domestic
  • House Keeping
  • Labourer

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

Hankin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Hankin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hankin 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hankin. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hankin. For the veterans among your Hankin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hankin Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hankin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Hankin in 1956 was 59, and 82 in 2004.

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