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Aikens Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic form of Aiken.

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


Similar surnames: Aikins, Aiken, Akens, Likens, Aikin, Aitkens, Akins, Aitken, Givens

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Aikens Family Origin

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Aikens Family Occupations

What did your Aikens ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aikens. A less common occupation for the Aikens family was Carpenter. The most common Aikens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Aikens's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Aikens ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Aikens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Aikens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aikens census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Aikens. 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 Card

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

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Aikens Life Expectancy

What is the average Aikens lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Aikens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Aikens in 1951 was 29, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aikens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Aikens 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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