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Harkins Family History

Harkins Name Meaning
Irish: variant of Harkin.English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Harkin.

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

303,572 Historical Documents with Harkins on Ancestry.com
74,320 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
15,203 Military Records
8,874 Immigration Records
72,676 Census and Voter Lists
132,499 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Harkins Families

  • Number of Harkins families
     214 - 425
     72 - 213
     1 - 71
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Harkins families
     47 - 91
     16 - 46
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Harkins families
     115 - 228
     39 - 114
     1 - 38
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Harkins Family Origin

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Harkins Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Harkins

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Harkins Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Harkins census records

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Harkins Civil War Service Records

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