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Adkins Family History

Adkins Name Meaning
English: from the Middle English personal name Adkin, a pet form of Adam that was in use particularly in the English Midlands, + patronymic -s. Compare Atkins.

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

2,366,494 Historical Documents with Adkins on Ancestry.com
391,563 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
49,521 Military Records
4,934 Immigration Records
209,302 Census and Voter Lists
1,711,174 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Adkins Families

  • Number of Adkins families
     633 - 1,264
     212 - 632
     1 - 211
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Adkins families
     172 - 341
     58 - 171
     1 - 57
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Adkins families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Adkins census records

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Adkins Family Origin

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Adkins Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Adkins

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Adkins Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Adkins census records

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Adkins Civil War Service Records

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