Makins Family History

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Makins Name Meaning

Northern English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): patronymic from Makin 1. Dutch: patronymic from Makin 3.

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


Similar surnames: Makin, Martins, Matkins, Mankins, Lakins, Eakins, Mains, Markins

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Makins Family Origin

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Makins Family Occupations

What did your Makins ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Makins. 31% of Makins men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Makins women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Makins were Carpenter and Milour

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Labourer
    18%
  • Bull Cook
    5%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Student
    25%
  • Domestic
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Milour
    13%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Makins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Makins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Makins 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Makins. 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 918 military records available for the last name Makins. For the veterans among your Makins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Makins Life Expectancy

What is the average Makins lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Makins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Makins in 1959 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Makins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Makins 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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