Elkin Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Elis (see Ellis). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Elke + the Slavic suffix -in. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Yiddish male personal name Elke, a pet form of Elijah + the Slavic suffix -in.

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


Similar surnames: Belkin, Etkin, Eskin, Lakin, Temkin, Elson, Ellin, Makin, Nelkin

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Elkin Family Origin

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Elkin Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Elkin family was Keeping House. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Elkin. The most common Elkin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Elkin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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Elkin Historical Records

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Elkin Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Elkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Elkin in 1942 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

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