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Hankins Family History

Hankins Name Meaning

English: variant of Hankin with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hawkins, Mankins, Harkins, Hankin, Haskins, Hankinson, Hanks, Hanken

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Where is the Hankins family from?

You can see how Hankins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hankins family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hankins families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 55 Hankins families living in Ontario. This was about 51% of all the recorded Hankins's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hankins families in 1911.
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What did your Hankins ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Hankins. 84% of Hankins men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 96,000 census records available for the last name Hankins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hankins 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Hankins. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Hankins. For the veterans among your Hankins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hankins lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hankins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hankins in 1943 was 66, and 72 in 2004.

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