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Burkins Name Meaning

Altered form of English Burkin .

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


Similar surnames: Burling, Burns, Burden, Burlin, Firkins, Burdin, Berzins, Lukins

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Where is the Burkins family from?

You can see how Burkins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Burkins family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Burkins families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Burkins families living in Maryland. This was about 78% of all the recorded Burkins's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Burkins families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Burkins surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Burkins ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Burkins. 36% of Burkins men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Burkins women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burkins were Carpenter and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    36%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    34%
  • Assembler
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Teacher
    23%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Burkins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burkins census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 144 immigration records available for the last name Burkins. 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 Cards

There are 513 military records available for the last name Burkins. For the veterans among your Burkins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Burkins lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Burkins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Burkins in 1942 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

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