Atkin Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Atkin, one of the many pet forms of Adam. Compare Scottish Aitken.

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


Similar surnames: Itkin, Askin, Etkin, Atkins, Adkins, Lakin, Arkin, Aitken, Stein

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Atkin Family Origin

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Atkin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Atkin. A less common occupation for the Atkin family was Carpenter. The most common Atkin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Atkin's were Farmers.

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Atkin Historical Records

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Atkin Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Atkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Atkin in 1944 was 35, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Atkin

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