Lakin Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Jewish Leykin (from Belarus), a metronymic from Leyke, a pet form of the Yiddish female personal name Leye, from the Hebrew female personal name Lea, from which English Leah is derived (see Genesis 29: 16) + the Slavic possessive suffix -in. English: from a medieval personal name, a diminutive of Lawrence. Compare Law 1 and Larkin.

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


Similar surnames: Larkin, Laskin, Lavin, Makin, Lukin, Levin, Markin, Lapin, Savin

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Lakin Family Origin

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Lakin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Going To School

    27%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Coal Miner Etc

    7%

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lakin. The most common Lakin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Lakin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lakin family was Coal Miner Etc.

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Between 1942 and 2004, Lakin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lakin in 1942 was 37, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lakin

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