Aken Name Meaning

North German and Dutch (van A(a)ken): habitational name from the city of Aachen in Germany, near the border with the Netherlands and Belgium. Variant spelling of Scottish Aikin.

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


Similar surnames: Aden, Aven, Ken, Aker, Aten, Akes, Roen, Akin, Ake, Annen

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Aken Family Origin

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Aken Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aken. The most common Aken occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Aken's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Aken family was Blacksmith.

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Aken Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Aken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Aken in 1962 was 70, and 51 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Aken

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