Hopkin Family History

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Hopkin Name Meaning

English: from a medieval personal name, a pet form of Hobb, a pet form of Robert (see Hobbs). This form is also common in Wales.

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

Similar surnames: Hopkins, Hoskin, Henkin, Hankin, Harkin, Dopkins, Hipkins, Hodgkin

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Hopkin Family Origin

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Hopkin Family Occupations

What did your Hopkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hopkin family was Farmer. The most common Hopkin occupation in Canada was Weaver. 22% of Hopkin's were Weavers. Weaver, Blacksmith and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hopkin.

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  • Weaver

  • Blacksmith

  • Dressmaker

  • Farmer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hopkin ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hopkin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Hopkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hopkin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hopkin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hopkin. For the veterans among your Hopkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hopkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Hopkin lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hopkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Hopkin in 1943 was 43, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hopkin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hopkin 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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