Denkins Family History

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Denkins Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Dutch Denkens, a patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Daniel.

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

Similar surnames: Dopkins, Henkin, Perkins, Deakins, Jenkin, Dennis, Benis, Dawkins

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Denkins Family Origin

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Denkins Family Occupations

What did your Denkins ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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Denkins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Denkins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Denkins 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 185 immigration records available for the last name Denkins. 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 441 military records available for the last name Denkins. For the veterans among your Denkins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Denkins Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Denkins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Denkins in 1952 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Denkins 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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