Dawkins Family History

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Dawkins Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of Daw 1.

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

Similar surnames: Hawkins, Alkins, Matkins, Dopkins, Adkins, Daykin, Haskins, Lamkins

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Dawkins Family Origin

Where is the Dawkins family from?

Dawkins Family Occupations

What did your Dawkins ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Dawkins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 83,000 census records available for the last name Dawkins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dawkins 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Dawkins. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Dawkins. For the veterans among your Dawkins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dawkins Life Expectancy

What is the average Dawkins lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Dawkins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Dawkins in 1941 was 28, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dawkins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dawkins 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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