Akins Family History

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Akins Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant spelling of Aikens.

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


Similar surnames: Aikins, Akin, Akens, Makins, Dains, Agans, Rains, Agins, Lykins

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Akins Family Origin

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Akins Family Occupations

What did your Akins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Akins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Akins's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Akins family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Akins.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Akins Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Akins Life Expectancy

What is the average Akins lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Akins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Akins in 1944 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Akins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Akins 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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