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Itkin Family History

Itkin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female name Itke, a pet form of the biblical name Judith + the Slavic possessive suffix -in. English: from the Middle English personal name Idkin, a pet form of the personal name Ida.

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


Similar surnames: Witkin, Simkin, Etkin, Elkin, Lakin, Lipkin, Mirkin, Stein, Atkin

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Where is the Itkin family from?

You can see how Itkin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Itkin family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 16 Itkin families living in New York. This was about 67% of all the recorded Itkin's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Itkin families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Itkin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Itkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Itkin. 63% of Itkin men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Itkin women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Itkin were Driver and Typist.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    63%
  • Manager
    13%
  • Painter
    13%
  • Driver
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Typist
    34%
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What Itkin family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 923 census records available for the last name Itkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Itkin 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 966 immigration records available for the last name Itkin. 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 176 military records available for the last name Itkin. For the veterans among your Itkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Itkin lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Itkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Itkin in 1958 was 60, and 83 in 2004.

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