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Locklin Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Laughlin .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Cocklin, Rocklin, Loflin, Ficklin, Locken, Botkin, Gockley, Lockner

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Where is the Locklin family from?

You can see how Locklin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Locklin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Locklin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 9 Locklin families living in New York. This was about 43% of all the recorded Locklin's in USA. New York had the highest population of Locklin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Locklin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Locklin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Locklin. 26% of Locklin men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Locklin women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Locklin were Truck Driver and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    18%
  • Housekeeper
    18%
  • Cook
    10%
  • Housework
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 427 immigration records available for the last name Locklin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Locklin. For the veterans among your Locklin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Locklin lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Locklin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Locklin in 1946 was 70, and 70 in 2004.

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