Makin Name Meaning

Northern English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): pet form (with the Middle English diminutive suffix -kin) of May 2. Northern English: nickname for an effeminate man, from Middle English maid(en) ‘girl’, ‘young woman’ (see Maiden) + the diminutive suffix -kin. It is possible, but unlikely, that it may also have been of more literal application as an occupational name for a female servant. Dutch: from a pet form of the Germanic name Macco (see Mack 2 and 3).

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

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Makin Family Origin

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Makin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Labourer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Makin. The most common Makin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Makin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Makin family was Labourer.

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Between 1955 and 2004, Makin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Makin in 1955 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Makin

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