Askins Family History

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Askins Name Meaning

English: variant of Haskins.

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

Similar surnames: Gaskins, Haskins, Oskin, Akins, Adkins, Akin, Eskins, Askin, Alkins

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Askins Family Origin

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Askins Family Occupations

What did your Askins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Askins. The most common Askins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Askins's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Askins family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Askins Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Askins Life Expectancy

What is the average Askins lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Askins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Askins in 1954 was 68, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Askins 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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