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Dakin Family History

Dakin Name Meaning
English (chiefly East Midlands): from a pet form of Day 1 and 2.

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

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78,785 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,107 Military Records
5,144 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Dakin Families

  • Number of Dakin families
     37 - 72
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dakin families
     265 - 528
     89 - 264
     1 - 88
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dakin families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Dakin Family Origin

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Dakin Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Dakin

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Dakin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dakin census records

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Dakin Civil War Service Records

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