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Haskins Surname Meaning

English: variant of Haskin with post-medieval excrescent -s. Irish: sometimes adopted for Ó hUiscín; see Haskin . More probably however it is an altered form of a diminutive of Fuarghus a personal name meaning ‘cold vigor’.

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

Similar surnames: Harkins, Hawkins, Haskin, Hoskins, Gaskins, Hankins, Huskins

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Where is the Haskins family from?

You can see how Haskins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haskins family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haskins families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 64 Haskins families living in Ontario. This was about 57% of all the recorded Haskins's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Haskins families in 1911.
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What did your Haskins ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Haskins. 44% of Haskins men worked as a Farmer and 38% of Haskins women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haskins were Laborer and Operator. .

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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
  • Carpenter
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Student
  • Operator
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Census Records

There are 114,000 census records available for the last name Haskins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haskins 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Haskins. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Haskins. For the veterans among your Haskins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haskins lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Haskins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Haskins in 1943 was 36, and 73 in 2004.

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