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Wilkinson Family History

Wilkinson Name Meaning
English: patronymic from Wilkin.

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

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1,589,062 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
91,533 Military Records
91,422 Immigration Records
955,143 Census and Voter Lists
1,881,612 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wilkinson Families

  • Number of Wilkinson families
     316 - 630
     106 - 315
     1 - 105
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wilkinson families
     6,310 - 12,617
     2,104 - 6,309
     1 - 2,103
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Wilkinson families
     169 - 336
     57 - 168
     1 - 56
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wilkinson census records

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Wilkinson Family Origin

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Wilkinson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Wilkinson families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Wilkinson

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Wilkinson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wilkinson census records

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Wilkinson Civil War Service Records

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