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Elkins Family History

Elkins Name Meaning
English: patronymic from Elkin 1.

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

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164,205 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
21,240 Military Records
4,610 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Elkins Families

  • Number of Elkins families
     127 - 251
     43 - 126
     1 - 42
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Elkins families
     149 - 295
     50 - 148
     1 - 49
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Elkins families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Elkins census records

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Elkins Family Origin

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Elkins Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Elkins

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Elkins Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Elkins census records

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Elkins Civil War Service Records

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