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Wilkin Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Wilkin, a pet form William. Dutch: from a pet form of Willem (see Wilhelm).

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


Similar surnames: Wilkie, Wilken, Witkin, Elkin, Lipkin, Wilson, Wilkins, Pipkin

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Wilkin Family Origin

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Wilkin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Farm Servant

    4%
  • Farmer Son

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wilkin family was Farmer Son. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farm Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilkin. The most common Wilkin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 60% of Wilkin's were Farmers.

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Wilkin Historical Records

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Wilkin Life Expectancy

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Famous Wilkin Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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