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Conklin Family History

Conklin Name Meaning
Origin unidentified. Most likely of Dutch origin (the name is found in the 18th century in the Hudson Valley), or possibly a variant of Irish Coughlin. UK 7.

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

758,830 Historical Documents with Conklin on Ancestry.com
104,363 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
28,588 Military Records
6,452 Immigration Records
151,675 Census and Voter Lists
467,752 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Conklin Families

  • Number of Conklin families
     883 - 1,763
     295 - 882
     1 - 294
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Conklin families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Conklin last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Conklin Family Origin

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Conklin Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Conklin

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Conklin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Conklin Civil War Service Records

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