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Haskin Name Meaning

English: in northern England a variant of Askin with prosthetic H-. English: habitational name from Haskayne in Halsall (Lancashire) possibly from Old Welsh hescenn ‘marsh bog’. There may have been some confusion with Heskin Askin and Axon . English: in southern England a post-medieval variant of Hoskin with unrounding of the vowel. Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUiscin from a personal name of uncertain origin. The Irish surname has also been Anglicized as Waters because of its supposed resemblance to the word uisce ‘water’. Compare Hiskey . Jewish (from Ukraine): metronymic from Yiddish name Khaske a pet form of Khane (see Hanna ) + the Slavic possessive suffix -in.

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

Similar surnames: Hankin, Raskin, Harkin, Baskin, Laskin, Askin, Lakin, Heskin, Hoskin

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You can see how Haskin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haskin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haskin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 47 Haskin families living in Ontario. This was about 54% of all the recorded Haskin's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Haskin families in 1911.
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What did your Haskin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Haskin. 60% of Haskin men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Haskin women worked as an Income. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Farming
  • Fisher

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Income
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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Haskin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Haskin in 1952 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

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