Conklin Family History

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Conklin Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Most likely of Dutch origin (the name is found in the 18th century in the Hudson Valley), or possibly a variant of Irish Coughlin.

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


Similar surnames: Conlin, Molin, Cantlin, Henslin, Colin, Donlin, Conkin, Roeglin

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Conklin Family Origin

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Conklin Family Occupations

What did your Conklin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Conklin. The most common Conklin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Conklin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Conklin family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Conklin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Conklin Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Conklin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1947. The average life expectancy for Conklin in 1942 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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