Akin Family History

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Akin Name Meaning

Scottish, northern Irish, and English: variant spelling of Aiken.

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


Similar surnames: Aikin, Akins, Eakin, Aken, Atkin, Kin, Lakin, Makin, Aiken, Savin

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Akin Family Origin

Where is the Akin family from?

Akin Family Occupations

What did your Akin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Akin. The most common Akin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Akin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Akin family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Akin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Akin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Akin 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 Akin. 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 Akin. For the veterans among your Akin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Akin Life Expectancy

What is the average Akin lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Akin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Akin in 1948 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Akin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Akin 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.

Famous Akin Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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