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Adkins Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Adkin, a pet form of Adam that was in use particularly in the English Midlands, + patronymic -s. Compare Atkins.

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


Similar surnames: Alkins, Madkins, Addis, Adkinson, Atkins, Edkins, Atkin, Hawkins

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Adkins Family Origin

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Adkins Family Occupations

What did your Adkins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Adkins. A less common occupation for the Adkins family was Keeping House. The most common Adkins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Adkins's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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Adkins Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Adkins ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Adkins Life Expectancy

What is the average Adkins lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, Adkins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Adkins in 1941 was 29, and 71 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Adkins ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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